Sandra Horning

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"Sandra Horning, M.D., FACP, FASCO, is an academic and industry veteran, currently a co-founder and advisor for EQRx, a biotechnology company focused on creating innovative medicines at lower prices. Dr. Horning previously served as Chief Medical Officer and Head of Global Product Development at Genentech/Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) from 2014 to 2019. Over the course of a decade in industry, she oversaw the approval of 15 new medicines across a variety of diseases, including cancer, multiple sclerosis, influenza and blindness. Prior to joining Genentech, Dr. Horning was a Professor of Medicine, Oncology and Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation at Stanford University for more than 20 years, where she remains an Emerita Professor.

"Dr. Horning currently serves on the Board of Directors of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD). She has received numerous awards and recognitions throughout her career – she is the recipient of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association 2020 Woman of the Year, 2017 Duane Roth Memorial Award, 2014 Fierce Biotech Top Women in Biotech Award and 2010 Top Women in Bay Area Business Award. She was President of the American Society of Clinical Oncology from 2005-2006, has served on the editorial boards of multiple peer-reviewed medical journals, including Journal of Clinical Oncology, Clinical Cancer Research, Clinical Lymphoma, Leukemia & Lymphoma, the Annals of Internal Medicine and the American Journal of Medicine, and has authored more than 300 publications." [1]

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  1. Moderna Board, organizational web page, accessed May 22, 2020.