Allergen Research Corporation Initiates Phase 2b Clinical Trial for Peanut Allergy Oral Immunotherapy (OIT)
Kathryn “Kate” Falberg is Chair of the Audit Committee for the Aimmune Board of Directors and serves as a Board Member and Audit Committee Chair for several life sciences companies. Ms. Falberg currently serves as a Director and Chair of the Audit committee for publicly traded biotechnology companies Medivation, Inc., and Halozyme Therapeutics, where she is also Chairman of the Board, and privately held aTyr Pharma. She previously served on the boards of Ariosa Diagnostics, QLT, VISX, Fresh Del Monte and Human Genome Sciences.
In over four years as Chief Financial Officer of Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Ms. Falberg led finance, strategy and corporate development and contributed to the company’s rapid growth. Earlier in her career she held several senior financial roles at Amgen, including SVP, Strategy, and CFO. Ms. Falberg received an MBA and BA in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles, and is a CPA.
Stacey Seltzer is a partner at Aisling Capital. Previously, Ms. Seltzer was at Schering-Plough, where she held roles in business development, marketing and sales, most recently serving as the U.S. Schering-Plough Brand Lead for Zetia. Prior to Schering-Plough, Ms. Seltzer was the Director of Business Development for Akceli, a biotechnology company developing cell-based microarrays. Ms. Seltzer began her career as a management consultant for McKinsey & Company. Ms. Seltzer serves as a director of Miramar Labs. Previously, she served as a Board observer for Agile Therapeutics, Durata Therapeutics and ZELTIQ Aesthetics.
She also acted as the Aisling representative for its investment in Precision Dermatology and was closely involved in Aisling’s investments in Cytos, Dermira and PowerVision. Ms. Seltzer received her MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where she was a Palmer Scholar. She received her MS and BS from Yale University, awarded cum laude in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry.