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Shaharyar Khan: Chief Scientific Officer

Shaharyar Khan is one of the founders of Gencia and the Chief Scientific Officer. He has more than 20 years of experience and expertise in mitochondrial biology. Shaharyar pioneered multiple drug discovery programs, including large and small molecules, aimed at capitalizing on the unique role of mitochondria in the maintenance of cellular and organismal health. He leads a multidisciplinary team of talented mitochondrial biologists, computational and medicinal chemists, and clinicians in the pursuit of novel mitochondrial therapeutics. Shaharyar earned his PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Virginia.