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Barry Kappel

President and CEO

Sapience Therapeutics

Dr. Barry Kappel is the founder, President, and CEO of Sapience Therapeutics. Prior to founding Sapience, Dr. Kappel held positions as a senior executive of ContraFect Corporation, a company which he played an integral part in founding in 2009, and as a Senior Consultant at Easton Associates, LLC, a boutique life science consulting firm located in Manhattan.

Dr. Kappel holds a B.A. in Chemistry from Emory University, a Ph.D. in Immunology and Pharmacology from the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and an MBA from the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. Dr. Kappel was also chosen as a Howard Hughes Pre-Doctoral Fellow.

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