General Partner, Time BioVentures
Dr. Wright is a general partner at Time BioVentures, a life sciences venture capital firm based in southern California. From 2016 to 2019, Dr. Wright served as Chief R&D officer at Regulus Therapeutics, a San Diego based biotech. Previously, Dr. Wright served as Executive Vice President, Translational Sciences at the California Institute for Biomedical Research, a not-for-profit drug discovery center affiliated with The Scripps Research Institute, from 2015 to 2016. Dr. Wright held positions of increasing responsibility at Novartis Pharmaceuticals from 2004 to 2015, including Deputy Head of Translational Research, Global Head of Translational Medicine, Global Head of Translational Sciences and Global Head of Pharma Development. He held positions in Research and Exploratory Development at Pfizer from 2001-2004. Before moving to industry, Dr. Wright had a distinguished academic career at the Johns Hopkins University and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Wright serves as a scientific advisor to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Leonard Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics at USC. Dr. Wright received a B.A. in Biology from the University of Delaware and an M.D. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where he also completed post-doctoral training.