Lenny joined Sonoma Biotherapeutics from Janssen Biopharma where he served as the Vice President for Early Clinical Development as well as the interim Head of Data Sciences for Infectious Diseases. Lenny previously served as Senior Director of Experimental Medicine and Translational Pharmacology at Merck Research Laboratories in SSF. As clinical site lead and therapeutic area lead for Autoimmunity, Inflammation and Ophthalmology (AIO). Prior to this, Lenny started his career in industry at Genentech. Lenny received his degrees from the University of Rochester, before completing his Pediatric residency and Pediatric Rheumatology Fellowship training at UCSF. He then ran his own NIH-funded laboratory and advanced up the academic ranks to Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Immunology at the University of Colorado and National Jewish Health. Lenny continues to stay clinically active as a Volunteer Associate Professor of Pediatric Rheumatology at UCSF seeing patients in the pediatric rheumatology fellow’s clinic.
Track Chair: Sharon Benzeno, Adaptive Biotechnologies