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Jonathan E. Lim

CEO
Biotechnology
Ignyta
United States of America

Biography

Jonathan Lim co-founded Ignyta as Chairman in August 2011 and joined full-time in July 2012 as President and Chief Executive Officer. Under his leadership, the company went public in 2013. It has raised nearly $350 million from financings and corporate transactions with Teva and Lilly and is focused on building a precision medicine company aspiring to eradicate residual disease in precisely defined cancer patient populations by 2030. From May 2003 to December 2010, Dr. Lim was President, Chief Executive Officer, and a Director of Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO). In March 2011, Dr. Lim co-founded and most recently served as Chairman and CEO of Eclipse Therapeutics, a Biogen Idec spinout. Eclipse was successfully sold to Bionomics Ltd. (ASX:BNO) in a transaction that closed in September 2012, and Dr. Lim subsequently served as a member of the Board of Directors of Bionomics for three years, until November 2015. He is also a member of the Board of Visitors of the Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego, a position he has held since December 2015, and an Advisory Council member of Stanford Bio-X, an initiative by Stanford University to foster interdisciplinary medical research. 

Research Interest

 Biotechnology

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