Eric has a strong multidisciplinary background in metabolic disease and oncology targets with over 20 years of experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining RayzeBio, he served as Vice President Development & Operations at Metacrine, Inc. a mid-stage clinical development company where he oversaw nonclinical development of the lead clinical assets for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). Prior to Metacrine, he served as Senior Director of Operations at Seragon Pharmaceuticals and was involved in business development efforts resulting in the $1.7B acquisition of Seragon by Genentech, for an upfront payment of $725M and $1B in contingent development milestones. Prior to Ser agon, he served as Director of Operations at Aragon Pharmaceuticals on the development of apalutamide which was successfully commercialized following Aragon’s acquisition by Johnson & Johnson for $1B. In previous positions, Eric worked as a pharmacologist with numerous scientific publications on oncology and metabolic disease targets at companies including X-Ceptor Therapeutics, acquired by Exelixis, Ligand Pharmaceuticals and Hybritech, Inc. Eric is a graduate of the University of California at San Diego.