Our greatest asset is our patients, employees, collaborators and families

APIE Therapeutics is built by a passionate team driven by our mission to improve patient health outcomes

Meet The Team

Together, we share a mission to provide therapeutic solutions that extend patients’ lives. Our team is highly experienced and well-positioned to deliver first-in-class therapies. We have partnered with top academic researchers, practicing medical professionals and institutions to accomplish our mission.

Key Team Members

Esther M. Alegria, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer

Debra K. Bowes, MBEE
Chief Business Officer

Seth Hetherington, MD.
Chief Medical Officer

Michelle Higgin, Ph.D.
Chief Regulatory &
Development Officer

Robert Willette, Ph.D.
Chief Scientific Officer

Board of Directors

Esther M.
Alegria, Ph.D.

Seth
Hetherington, M.D.

Peter
Johnson, M.D.

Diane
Jorkasky, M.D.

Maureen
O'Connor

Vinay
Tannan, Ph.D.

Scientific Advisory Board

Kevin
Flaherty, M.D.

Neeraj
Dhaun, M.D., Ph.D.

Jonathan
Kropski, M.D.

Fernando
Martinez, M.D.

Raj
Manchanda, Ph.D.

Jan
Rainey, Ph.D.

Sudarshan
Rajogopal, M.D., Ph.D.

Scott
Runyon, Ph.D.

John
Varga, M.D.

Shelia
Violette, Ph.D.