People: Aptinyx Inc (APTX.OQ)
Dr. James N. Topper, M.D., Ph.D., is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2016. Since August 2003, he has been a partner with Frazier Healthcare Partners, a venture capital firm, currently holding the position of managing general partner of the life sciences team. Prior to this, Dr. Topper served as head of the cardiovascular research and development division of Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from February 2002 to August 2003. Prior to the merger of COR Therapeutics, Inc. and Millennium Pharmaceuticals in 2002, Dr. Topper served as the vice president of biology at COR Therapeutics from 1999 to 2002. He served on the faculties of Stanford Medical School and Harvard Medical School prior to joining COR Therapeutics. Dr. Topper currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Entasis Therapeutics Holdings Inc., Allena Pharmaceuticals Inc., Alpine Immune Sciences, Inc., and AnaptysBio, Inc. During the past five years, Dr. Topper has previously served on the board of directors of the following public companies: Sierra Oncology, Inc., Amicus Therapeutics, Inc., and Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc. Dr. Topper received a B.S. in Biology from the University of Michigan and an M.D. and a Ph.D. in Biophysics from Stanford University School of Medicine. He did his postgraduate training in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and is board certified in both disciplines. We believe that Dr. Topper is qualified to serve on our board of directors because of his management experience in our industry and knowledge of medical and scientific matters.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||22,545|
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|Fiscal Year Total, USD||22,545|