Dr. Friedman has served as a director of the Company since September 2023. Dr. Friedman has over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in drug discovery and development and senior management positions. She is currently the Chief Scientific Officer of ORIC Pharmaceuticals, Inc, where she leads discovery research, preclinical development sciences and manufacturing. Prior to ORIC, Dr. Friedman spent 15 years at Genentech, where she held roles of increasing responsibility including head of translational oncology for Genentech Research and Early Development (gRED), where her team advanced more than 20 programs into clinical development. Dr. Friedman also sat on cross-functional leadership teams tasked with strategic and technical review of Genentech’s oncology pipeline projects as well as in-licensing opportunities. Prior to Genentech, Dr. Friedman held various scientific leadership roles at Exelixis. She is an inventor on 28 issued patents and author on 99 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Friedman earned a PhD in molecular and cell biology from UC Berkeley and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Cambridge University in England. She was previously a director on the board of Jiya Acquisition Corp., an advisor on several scientific advisory boards, and is currently on the board of Project Scientist, a non-profit organization serving girls in STEM.
Lori Friedman, PhD
September 19 2023