In 2010, Adam co-founded Aquilo Capital Management, a life sciences investment fund based in San Francisco, CA. Aqulio focuses on companies with an emphasis on new drug discovery and development.
Prior to Aquilo, he was a portfolio manager at Biotechnology Value Fund (BVF), where he helped manage BVF's venture investment activities and assisted in aspects of BVF's public markets investing.
Adam serves as a regular grant reviewer for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, as a speaker at UC-Davis’s Biomedical Entrepreneurship Academy, and as a regular contributor to Trade Secrets, an online blog published by Nature Biotechnology. He is a co-editor of the forthcoming book The Neuroscience of Creativity to be published by Cambridge University Press in 2012.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Adam obtained his PhD from Yale University and did his postdoctoral training at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He enjoys sabermetrics and volunteering, and has acted Off-Broadway and at the Yale Cabaret.
Adam is a member of Kauffman Fellows Class 14 and served his fellowship at Aquilo Capital with mentor Marc Schneidman