Steven P. Braithwaite, PhD

Steven P. Braithwaite, PhD

Company: Alkahest

Job title: Chief Scientific Officer


Steven is Chief Scientific Officer of Alkahest, developing therapeutic products for patients with age related health conditions. He also holds the position of Adjunct Associate Professor of Neurology at Rutgers University. He founded MentiNova Inc and previously led research at Circuit Therapeutics, drug discovery at Signum Biosciences, headed the cellular neurodegeneration group at Wyeth Research/Pfizer, and was a program leader at AGY Therapeutics. In these roles he has led research and development programs through multiple therapeutic modalities across a diverse range of indications in the field of neuroscience. Dr Braithwaite is a graduate of the University of Cambridge, UK, received his PhD from the University of Bristol, UK and performed postdoctoral work at Stanford University, he has published extensively in the fields of basic neuroscience research, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.


Panel Discussion: Tackling Preclinical & Translational Challenges in Aging-Related Therapeutics 11:15 am

How applicable to human aging is any given result in a model organism? How to promote advances in biomarker discovery and validation in aging Defining routes for translational success from discovery to clinic – what will be the key factors for generating successful results? Standardizing different classes of therapeutic approaches to achieve effective anti-aging outcomesRead more

day: Day Two

Therapeutics from Plasma: Targeting Chronokines for Disorders of Aging 2:00 pm

Exploring novel insights into aging through the plasma proteome Detailing on how functional drivers in plasma provide peripheral targets for CNS disorders Establishing a multimodal therapeutic approach for age-related disorders Rapid clinical advancement of highly differentiated therapeuticsRead more

day: Day One

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