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Teresa Foy, Ph.D.

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Teresa Foy, Ph.D. has served as a member of the board of directors and as a member of the compensation committee since April 2022. Dr. Foy has served as the Senior Vice President, Immuno-Oncology and Cellular Therapy at Bristol Myers Squibb Company, a biopharmaceutical company, since November 2019, focusing on the development and translation of BMS’ early immuno-oncology and cell therapy pipeline from discovery through human proof of concept.  Prior to her role at BMS, Dr. Foy served as Corporate Vice President, Immuno-Oncology and Cellular Therapy at Celgene Corporation, a pharmaceutical company focused on developing cancer and immunology drugs, from September 2014 to November 2019. Prior to that, Dr. Foy held scientific leadership positions at Corixa Corporation and GlaxoSmithKline. She also served as the chief scientific officer at VLST, a private company focused on developing therapeutics for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases.  She has served on the board of Life Science Washington, the Washington state life sciences industry trade group, since 2015. Dr. Foy earned a Ph.D. in Immunology from the University of Iowa, completed her post-doctoral fellowship in Immunology and Immunotherapy at Dartmouth Medical School, and received an M.S. in Immunology and Microbiology from St. Cloud State University and a B.S. in Biology from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Foy has an extensive publication record and is a named inventor on several patents for novel immune compositions.