Illise Lombardo

Ilise Lombardo, MD

Ilise Lombardo is Chief Medical Officer at gene therapy company Kriya Therapeutics, where she leads the clinical and medical departments advancing a pipeline of gene therapy candidates across multiple therapeutic areas. Prior to joining Kriya, Dr. Lombardo was co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of epilepsy-focused company Arvelle Therapeutics. She has also held senior roles in clinical and medical development at Axovant Sciences, Forum Pharmaceuticals and Pfizer. She has a medical degree from Yale University, an M.Phil from the University of Cambridge and a bachelor’s degree from Brown University.