Ali Behbahani, M.D., M.B.A.

Dr. Behbahani has served on our Board of Directors since April 2015. Dr. Behbahani joined New Enterprise Associates, Inc., or NEA, in 2007 and is a General Partner on the healthcare team. Dr. Behbahani also has served as a member of the board of directors of Adaptimmune Therapeutics plc (Nasdaq: ADAP), a biopharmaceutical company, since September 2014; Nkarta, Inc. (Nasdaq: NKTX), a biopharmaceutical company, since August 2015 and as chairman since August 2019; Black Diamond Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: BDTX), a precision oncology company, since December 2018; Monte Rosa Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: GLUE), a biopharmaceutical company, since April 2020; CVRx, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVRX), a biopharmaceutical company, since July 2013; Minerva Surgical Inc. (Nasdaq: UTRS), a biotechnology company, since May 2011; and Arcellx, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACLX), a biotechnology company, since February 2015. Dr. Behbahani previously served as a member of the board of directors of Nevro Corp., a medical device company, from August 2014 to March 2019; Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GNCA), a biopharmaceutical company, from February 2018 to May 2022; and Oyster Point Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: OYST), a biopharmaceutical company, from July 2017 to January 2023. Prior to joining NEA, Dr. Behbahani served as a consultant in business development at The Medicines Company, a pharmaceutical company. In addition, Dr. Behbahani formerly served as a Venture Associate at Morgan Stanley and as a Healthcare Investment Banking Analyst at Lehman Brothers. Dr. Behbahani received an M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Chemistry from Duke University. We believe Dr. Behbahani’s experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, as well as his experience as a member on the boards of directors of multiple companies in the industry, qualifies him to serve on our Board of Directors.

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