Robert Weisskoff, Partner, joined F-Prime Capital in 2004. Robert has worked extensively in both academia and the bioscience industry for thirty years. Prior to F-Prime, he held various senior roles in R&D and Business Development at both pharmaceutical and medical device companies. In his academic career, Dr. Weisskoff was Associate Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School, on the faculty of the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences Technology (HST) Program, and performed research at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he was Associate Director of the MGH-NMR Center. There he worked at the intersection of basic research, medical technology development, and clinical research in a variety of areas. Robert is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers, and an inventor on 6 US patents.
Robert holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from Columbia University. He received his A.B. degree in Physics from Harvard University, graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.
Robert serves on the Board of Directors of Caribou Biosciences, CORE Diagnostics, Farapulse, Plasmagen Biosciences, Promentis Pharmaceuticals, ShouTi, Tempest Therapeutics, Trivitron Healthcare, Xilio Therapeutics and Zenflow, Inc. He has previously served on the boards of Accuri Cytometers (acquired by Becton Dickinson), Ikano Therapeutics (acquired by UCB), Laurus Labs (NSE:LAURUSLABS), Surface Oncology (NASDAQ:SURF), Tetraphase (NASDAQ:TTPH), Transave (NASDAQ:INSM), Topaz (acquired by Sanofi Pasteur), and ViewRay (NASDAQ:VRAY).