Board of Directors

Lori A. Kunkel M.D.*


Lori A. Kunkel, M.D., has served on the Board since November 2016 and currently serves on the Board of Directors at Maverick Therapeutics, Inc., Nurix Therapeutics, Inc., and ORIC Pharmaceuticals. Previously, she served on the Board of Directors of Loxo Oncology, Amphivena, Harpoon Therapeutics and Tocagen, Inc. Dr. Kunkel is a clinical advisor to Amphivena Therapeutics, Inc., Atreca, Inc., Oryzon Genomics, S.A., Rain Therapeutics, Inc. and Verastem, Inc. Previously, she served as Chief Medical Officer at Loxo Oncology, Pharmacyclics, ACT, Syndax, and Proteolix (acquired by Onyx), as well as in senior clinical roles at Baxter Healthcare, Chiron, and Genentech, Inc. Prior to joining the biotechnology industry in 1995, Dr. Kunkel spent ten years in academic/clinical medicine and served as a faculty member in the Division of Hematology/Oncology’s Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at the University of California, Los Angeles. She trained in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, hematology at the University of Southern California and oncology at the University of California, Los Angeles, earning board certifications in these specialties. Dr. Kunkel received a B.A. from the University of California, San Diego and an M.D. from the University of Southern California.