Tony has over 20 years of biotech R&D experience in building out drug pipelines, and he has played a key role in developing and successfully advancing 3 new drug modalities towards the market (RNAi, modified mRNA, single domain antibodies) and in helping build several multi-billion dollar companies from start-up stage. Prior to joining Evox, Tony was CSO of Ablynx, where he led the company’s non-clinical R&D operations and played a key role in the approval of the 1st single domain antibody drug, caplacizumab. Prior to Ablynx, Tony was founding CSO at Moderna pioneering modified mRNA as a new therapeutic and vaccine modality and is an inventor of the mRNA chemistry and LNP delivery technology that forms the basis of both approved covid-19 mRNA vaccines, CSO of antibody-based immuno-oncology company Tolerx Inc, and VP Research at Alnylam where he helped develop RNAi as a new therapeutic modality including overseeing the development of the1st approved RNAi delivery system and several approved RNAi drugs including inclisiran. Also, Tony has been Principal Investigator on over $80m in grants, has over 60 scientific publications, and is an inventor on over 100 issued U.S. patents. He also serves on the Board of Walking Fish Therapeutics and is an advisor to MiNA Therapeutics and LIfT BioSciences. Tony earned his Ph.D. in Immunology from Harvard University.