People

5 Sep, 2017

Xavier Paliard, Pharm.D., Ph.D.

Xavier Paliard joined Personalis in July 2017 as Vice President Immunology, Research & Development where he leads the strategy as well as R&D in the area of personalized cancer vaccines and other personalized therapeutic opportunities. He has over 25 years of experience in Research & Development of vaccines, biologics and small molecules across an array [...]

31 Aug, 2017

Lloyd Hsu

Lloyd Hsu joined Personalis in May 2015 as VP of Software Engineering. Mr. Hsu owns and drives all aspects of software development, architecture and strategy. Mr. Hsu also leads the IT department and is responsible for ensuring the IT infrastructure aligns with Personalis’ business strategy. Prior to this role, Mr. Hsu spent 4 years as [...]

20 Aug, 2017

Michael Snyder, PhD

Michael Snyder is the Stanford Ascherman Professor and Chair of Genetics and the Director of the Center of Genomics and Personalized Medicine. Dr. Snyder received his Ph.D. training at the California Institute of Technology and carried out postdoctoral training at Stanford University. He is a leader in the field of functional genomics and proteomics. His laboratory study [...]

20 Aug, 2017

Atul Butte, MD, PhD

Atul Butte, MD, PhD is the Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg Distinguished Professor and inaugural Director of the Institute for Computational Health Sciences (ichs.ucsf.edu) at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Butte is also the Chief Data Scientist for the entire University of California Health System, including 17 health professional schools, 6 medical [...]

20 Aug, 2017

Euan Ashley, MD, PhD

Euan Ashley BSc (Hons), MB ChB, MRCP, DPhil, FACC, FAHA Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular), Director, Stanford Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease Co-Director, Training Program in Myocardial BiologyMember, Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Translating Genomic-based Research for Health Director, Stanford Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Laboratory Leadership committee, AHA Council on Functional Genomics and Translational Biology Director, [...]

20 Aug, 2017

Ken Ludlum

Mr. Ludlum has served on our board of directors since July 2015. Mr. Ludlum also currently serves on the board of directors of NATUS Medical, Inc., a medical equipment company, IRIDEX Corporation, a medical device company and Dermavant Sciences Ltd, a biopharmaceutical company. From February 2014 to April 2016, Mr. Ludlum served as Chief Financial Officer [...]

20 Aug, 2017

Patrick J. Balthrop, Sr.

Patrick J. Balthrop, Sr. is the founding principal of Apalachee Ventures. He has over 30 years of experience building, growing and optimizing businesses in the healthcare sector, particularly in the life sciences segments of diagnostics, life science tools and medical devices. Previously, Mr. Balthrop was CEO, President and Director of Luminex Corporation, a publicly-traded diagnostics, [...]

19 Aug, 2017

Russ Altman, MD, PhD

Russ Biagio Altman is Professor of Bioengineering, Genetics, & Medicine (and of Computer Science, by courtesy) and former Chairman of the Bioengineering Department at Stanford University. His primary research interests are in the application of computing technology to basic molecular biological problems of relevance to medicine. He is particularly interested in informatics methods for advancing [...]

19 Aug, 2017

Carol J. Tillis

Carol J. Tillis joined Personalis in November 2011 with over 20 years of experience in senior financial management, much of it related to DNA sequencing. From 2004 to 2010, she was Vice President of Finance at Pacific Biosciences, Inc. Ms. Tillis started at Pacific Biosciences as its first full-time finance person during the company’s early [...]

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