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Rachel McMinn, Ph.D.

Rachel McMinn, Ph.D., CEO

Dr. McMinn founded Neurogene in January 2018 with the mission of providing genetic medicines to improve the lives of neurologically-impaired and developmentally-delayed children and their families. Dr. McMinn currently serves as CEO of Neurogene. Prior to this, she spent 17 years in the biotechnology industry, most recently serving as the Chief Business and Strategy Officer of Intercept Pharmaceuticals, a company dedicated to patients with serious liver disease. Dr. McMinn was also an award-winning biotechnology analyst, with 13 years of experience at firms including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Cowen, and Piper Jaffray. She earned her doctorate from The Scripps Research Institute and was awarded a Post-Doctoral Miller Fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley.