Scientific Advisory Board

Scientific Advisory Board

World-class scientific experts guide Akcea development programs.

John Kastelein, MC, PhD, FESC

Professor of Medicine, Chairman of the Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam

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Joseph Witztum, MD

Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine and Director, Atherosclerosis Research Group, University of California, San Diego

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Sotirios (Sam) Tsimikas, MD

Professor of Medicine and Director of Vascular Medicine at the University of California, San Diego, Vice President, Clinical Development, Ionis Pharmaceutical, Inc.

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Rosanne Crooke, PhD

Vice President, Cardiovascular Disease Antisense Drug Discovery, Ionis Pharmaceuticals

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