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Board of Directors

Hepion leadership brings deep experience in the development and commercialization of targeted antiviral therapies for indications of important unmet need.

John P. Brancaccio

Director

John P. Brancaccio, a retired CPA, has served as a director of our company since May 15, 2013. From April 2004 until May 2017, Mr. Brancaccio was the Chief Financial Officer of Accelerated Technologies, Inc., an incubator for medical device companies. From May 2002 until March 2004, Mr. Brancaccio was the Chief Financial Officer of Memory Pharmaceuticals Corp., a biotechnology company. From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Brancaccio was the Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer of Eline Group, an entertainment and media company. Mr. Brancaccio is currently a director of Cardiff Oncology (formerly Trovagene) and Rasna Therapeutics, Inc. Learn more >>

Timothy M. Block, Ph.D.

Director

Timothy M. Block, Ph.D., has served as a Director of our company since October 2013. Dr. Block currently serves as Co-founder and President of the Hepatitis B Foundation (HBF) and its Baruch S. Blumberg Institute (formerly called the Institute for Hepatitis and Virus Research), the nation’s leading nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the lives of those affected worldwide through research, education and patient advocacy. He also serves as President and CEO of the Pennsylvania (PA) Biotechnology Center. Learn More >>

Kaouthar Lbiati, M.D.

Director

Dr. Lbiati is a multi-functional executive with a combination of scientific, business, finance, global health policy, and health economics skills. She is currently Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Development at Cytovia Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company specializing in immuno-oncology and cell therapies. Dr. Lbiati previously served in global and regional leadership roles at Amgen, Glaxo Smith Kline, and Sanofi, where she supported the registration, launch and/or indication extension and reimbursement of innovative cancer drugs including Blincyto®, Jevtana® and Votrient®. Learn more >>