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
Joseph Witztum, MD
Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine and Director, Atherosclerosis Research Group, University of California, San Diego
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.
Rosanne Crooke, PhD
Vice President, Cardiovascular Disease Antisense Drug Discovery, Ionis Pharmaceuticals