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Scientific Advisory Board


NMS Scientific Advisory Board is composed of accomplished scientific and medical leaders in Oncology with significant expertise in immunotherapy, clinical development, and translational medicine.

 David A. Barbie, MD

Dr. Barbie is the Director of the Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is also Associate Director of the Belfer Center for Applied Cancer Science, as well as an Associate Member of the Broad Institute. Dr. Barbie earned his undergraduate degree at Harvard College and M.D. degree at Harvard Medical School and was a Howard Hughes Medical Investigator Program Medical Student Research Fellow in Dr. Edward Harlow’s laboratory at the MGH Cancer Center. He then completed an MGH internal medicine residency and chief medical residency, a Dana-Farber Partners Oncology fellowship, and performed his post-doctoral work in Dr. William Hahn’s laboratory at DFCI and the Broad Institute. Currently, he is the principal investigator of his own laboratory at DFCI. while also seeing patients in the Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology.

 David Feltquate MD, PhD

Dr. Feltquate is currently the Chief Medical Officer at Palleon Pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining Palleon, he was the Global Head of Hematology Development and Chair of the Precision Medicine Leadership Team at Novartis. Before this, he held numerous leadership positions at Bristol-Myers Squibb including Head of Oncology Early Clinical Development and Development Leader for Ipilimumab/Nivolumab Life Cycle Management. As the Nivolumab Clinical Head, he was responsible for the clinical development of the first PD-1 inhibitor from proof of concept through initial registration in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Melanoma, and Renal Cell Carcinoma. Dr. Feltquate earned a BS in biology from MIT and an MD/PhD in Immunology from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He completed Internal Medicine training and was Chief Resident at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Medical Oncology training at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


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