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Michael Rosenzweig, DVM, PhD

Michael Rosenzweig, DVM, PhD

Dr. Rosenzweig is an entrepreneur-in-residence at RA Capital. He has more than two decades of experience in immuno-oncology and immunology research in both large pharma and biotech settings. Prior to joining RA, Dr. Rosenzweig was Associate Vice President at Merck Research Labs. In this position, he played a critical role in building Merck’s oncology pipeline into one of the most robust in cancer immunotherapy, focusing on a modality-agnostic strategy with a broad biology of targets and Keytruda® combination strategies. He was also responsible for initiating the transition of the autoimmunity strategy from one based on systemic immunosuppression to a targeted immunomodulation approach. Previously, he held discovery leadership roles at Immunext and Tolerx. Dr. Rosenzweig earned a DVM at the University of Pretoria and a PhD in Immunology at the University of Pennsylvania.

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