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Catabasis Pharmaceuticals Inc (CATB.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kenneth Bate

66 2016 Co-Chairman of the Board

Michael Ross

67 2016 Director, Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors

Jill Milne

49 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Director

Deirdre Cunnane

52 2016 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Treasurer

Andrew Nichols

56 2016 Chief Scientific Officer

Joanne Donovan

60 Chief Medical Officer

Edward Hibben

58 2017 Chief Business Officer

Burt Adelman

65 2016 Independent Director

Jean George

59 2013 Independent Director

Michael Kishbauch

68 2016 Independent Director

Andrea Matthews

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Kenneth Bate

Mr. Kenneth M. Bate is Director and Co-Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Bate is currently an independent consultant. From May 2009 until January 2012, Mr. Bate was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Archemix, a privately held biotechnology company. From January 2007 to April 2009, Mr. Bate was President and Chief Executive Officer of NitroMed, a public pharmaceutical company. From March 2006 until January 2007, Mr. Bate was Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of NitroMed. From January 2005 to March 2006, Mr. Bate was employed at JSB-Partners, a firm that he co-founded. From 2002 to January 2005, Mr. Bate was head of commercial operations and Chief Financial Officer at Millennium Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Bate has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company, since June 2003 and as its non-executive Chair since March 2011. Mr. Bate is a director of four other public biopharmaceutical companies, AVEO Pharmaceuticals, BioMarin Pharmaceuticals, Genocea Biosciences and Epizyme Pharmaceuticals. During the last five years, Mr. Bate also served as a director of NitroMed and Coley Pharmaceutical Group, a biopharmaceutical company, which was a public company during the period of Mr. Bate's service. He holds a B.A. in Chemistry from Williams College and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. We believe Mr. Bate's qualifications to serve on our board of directors include his operating, finance, commercial, transactional and senior management experience in the industry, as well as his experience serving on the boards of directors of other public companies in the life sciences industry.

Michael Ross

Dr. Michael Ross, Ph.D. is Director, Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He previously served as our Chairman from October 2010 until February 2016. Since 2002, Dr. Ross has served as a Managing Partner at SV Life Sciences Advisers, a venture capital firm that he joined as a venture partner in 2001. Previously, Dr. Ross served as the Chief Executive Officer of CyThera, Carta Proteomics, MetaXen and Arris Pharmaceuticals. Earlier in his career, Dr. Ross was employed at Genentech, serving in several roles, including Vice President of Development and later Vice President of Medicinal and Biomolecular Chemistry. Dr. Ross currently serves on the board of directors of Ophthotech, a biopharmaceutical company, and on the Board of Overseers of the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College. Dr. Ross received a Ph.D. in chemistry from the California Institute of Technology and completed post doctorate training in molecular biology at Harvard University and received an A.B. from Dartmouth College and. We believe that Dr. Ross is qualified to serve on our Board of Directors because of his extensive executive leadership experience and knowledge of the life sciences industry and his service on the board of directors of other life sciences companies.

Jill Milne

Dr. Jill C. Milne, Ph.D. is President, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Director of the Company. Prior to co-founding our company, Dr. Milne worked as head of discovery biology at Sirtris Pharmaceuticals, a biotechnology company, from 2004 to 2008, when it was acquired by GlaxoSmithKline. From 1998 to 2004, Dr. Milne worked at Pfizer Global Research and Development, where she served as the worldwide head of the Drug Pfinder Program and head of the Enzyme Target Group at the Pfizer Discovery Technology Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Prior to joining Pfizer, she was an American Cancer Society postdoctoral fellow in the department of biological chemistry and molecular pharmacology at Harvard Medical School from 1995 to 1998. Dr. Milne holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University and a B.A. in biological chemistry from Wellesley College. We believe that Dr. Milne is qualified to serve on our Board of Directors because of her extensive leadership experience in the life sciences industry and her extensive knowledge of our company based on her role as co-founder and Chief Executive Officer.

Deirdre Cunnane

Ms. Deirdre A. Cunnane, J.D. is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Treasurer of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Prior to joining Catabasis, Ms. Cunnane served as General Counsel at Advanced Technology Ventures, or ATV, from January 2006 to October 2015, and at Lightstone Ventures, or Lightstone, from its founding in January 2012 until October 2015. Prior to ATV and Lightstone, Ms. Cunnane was an investment officer at BancBoston Ventures and Deputy General Counsel at BancBoston Capital. Ms. Cunnane started her law career with, and later became a Partner in, Goodwin Procter's corporate department. Ms. Cunnane holds a J.D. from Boston College Law School and a B.S. in Finance from the Boston College School of Management.

Andrew Nichols

Dr. Andrew Nichols, Ph.D., serves as Chief Scientific Officer of the Company. Previously, he served as our Senior Vice President, Research and Development from February 2014 to October 2016. From October, 2013 to February, 2014, Dr. Nichols was Associate Vice President, Cardiometabolic Diseases at Merck Research Labs, a pharmaceutical research company, leading drug discovery and early clinical development programs. Dr. Nichols was also Associate Vice President/Executive Director, In Vivo Pharmacology at Merck Research Labs from August, 2010 to October, 2013, and Executive Director, In Vivo Sciences at Merck Research Labs from August, 2009 to August, 2010. Prior to Merck, Dr. Nichols was Vice President of Preclinical Research at Zafgen, Vice President of Research at Alinea, Vice President of Drug Discovery Project Leadership at Millennium and Director of the Alliance Management Group at SmithKline Beecham. He holds an M. Phil. and Ph.D. in Cardiovascular Pharmacology from the University of Cambridge, England and a B.Sc. in Pharmacology from the University of Leeds, England.

Joanne Donovan

Dr. Joanne M. Donovan, M.D. Ph.D., is Chief Medical Officer of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Since 1989, she has worked as a staff physician at the VA Boston Healthcare System, where she was formerly Chief of Gastroenterology. Dr. Donovan has held an appointment at Harvard Medical School since 1990, most recently as associate clinical professor of medicine. From 1998 to July 2011, Dr. Donovan served in positions of increasing responsibility, ultimately as vice president of clinical development, at Genzyme, a biotechnology company, which she joined through its acquisition of GelTex. Dr. Donovan holds a Ph.D. in medical engineering and medical physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an M.D. from Harvard Medical School and an S.B. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She completed residency training in internal medicine and a fellowship in gastroenterology at the Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Edward Hibben

Mr. Edward (Ted) Hibben is Chief Business Officer of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Previously, he served as our Senior Vice President, Corporate Development from April 2015 to February 2017. From September, 2010 to April, 2015, he was Senior Vice President, Corporate Development at Ensemble Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company that discovers and develops small molecule therapies for cancer and other serious diseases. Prior to Ensemble, Mr. Hibben was Chief Business Officer at Cequent Pharmaceuticals until its merger with MDRNA, Inc. (now Marina Biotech), and was Vice President, Business Development and Alliance Management at Coley Pharmaceutical Group, until its sale to Pfizer. Mr. Hibben holds an M.B.A. from Harvard University and an A.B. from Dartmouth College.

Burt Adelman

Dr. Burt Adelman, M.D. is an Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a member of our Board of Directors since April 2016. Dr. Adelman was Executive Vice President, Research and Development and Chief Medical Officer of Dyax, a biotechnology company, from February 2012 until its acquisition by Shire in January 2016. Prior to joining Dyax, he worked at Eleven Biotherapeutics, a biotechnology company, where he served as interim President of Research and Development from 2010 to 2011 and as Senior Advisor from February 2011 until December 2011. From 1991 to 2007, Dr. Adelman held positions of increasing responsibility at Biogen, a global biotechnology company, ultimately as Executive Vice President, Portfolio Strategy. Since 1998, Dr. Adelman has served as a lecturer in medicine at Harvard Medical School and as an Associate Physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr. Adelman holds an M.D. from Cornell Medical College and a B.S. in biology from Trinity College. He completed residency training and a hematology fellowship at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital. We believe that Dr. Adelman is qualified to serve on our Board of Directors because of his broad experience in drug development.

Jean George

Ms. Jean George is an Independent Director of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. She has served as a member of our Board of Directors since October 2013. Since February 2002, she has been a Managing Director at Advanced Technology Ventures, a venture capital fund, where she currently serves as the East Coast lead partner for healthcare investments. Since March 2012, Ms. George has served as Managing Director at Lightstone Ventures, a venture capital firm. Ms. George currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the public companies Acceleron Pharma and Calithera Biosciences, and previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of Portola Pharmaceuticals from 2005 to 2013 and of Zeltiq Aesthetics from 2005 to 2015. Ms. George holds an M.B.A. from Simmons College Graduate School of Management and a B.S. in biology from the University of Maine. Because of Ms. George's extensive investment and financial experience, we believe she is able to add valuable expertise in guiding the strategic direction of our Board of Directors.

Michael Kishbauch

Mr. Michael D. Kishbauch is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Kishbauch has also served as a director of Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, since September 2013 and of Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company, since July 2004. Mr. Kishbauch previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Achillion Pharmaceuticals from July 2004 until his retirement in September 2013. Prior to that, he founded and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of OraPharma, a commercial-stage pharmaceutical company focused on oral health care that was acquired by Johnson & Johnson in 2003, from 1996 to 2004. Mr. Kishbauch also held senior management positions with MedImmune, Inc., a biotechnology company, from 1992 to 1995. Mr. Kishbauch formerly served as a director of TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals Corporation from 2014 through 2016. Mr. Kishbauch holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in biology from Wesleyan University. We believe that Mr. Kishbauch is qualified to serve on our Board of Directors because of his extensive experience as an entrepreneur and manager and as a public company senior executive in the biopharmaceutical industry.

Andrea Matthews

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