Natalie Sacks

MD

Natalie Sacks

Director

Dr. Sacks has served as a member of our Board of Directors since August 2017. Dr. Sacks is a trained oncologist, and served as the Chief Medical Officer of Harpoon Therapeutics, Inc. from October 2018 until June 2022. She has served as a director on the board of Caribou Biosciences, Inc., a genome editing company, since May 2018 and on the board of STipe Therapeutics since April 2020. Prior to joining Harpoon, Dr. Sacks served as Chief Medical Officer of Aduro Biotech from September 2016 until September 2018. Previously, she was Vice President of Clinical Development at Onyx Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Amgen Inc.), where she played a key role in the development and approval of Kyprolis®, an FDA-approved therapy for the treatment of multiple myeloma. Prior to that, she served as Vice President of Clinical Research for Exelixis where she directed the development of a portfolio of small molecules, including late-stage development of Cometriq™. In addition to her industry experience, Dr. Sacks held  a faculty appointment at the University of California, San Francisco, as an assistant clinical professor of medicine in the Division of Hematology/Oncology from 2003 to 2016. She received her M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, her M.S. in Biostatistics from Harvard University School of Public Health and her B.A. in Mathematics from Bryn Mawr College.