Scientific Advisors

Peter Meinke, Ph.D.

Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Peter T. Meinke is an accomplished chemist with more than 30 years of industry and academic experience. He is currently Sanders Director at the Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute and Assistant Professor, Pharmacology at Weill Cornell Medicine.

He has extensive experience in all stages of drug discovery, from target validation through early clinical development. His work with an NS5A inhibitor for hepatitis C earned him the prestigious ACS Heroes of Chemistry Award in 2017. He has co-authored more than 90 peer-reviewed publications and co-invented more than 35 patents. Dr. Meinke also has significant international leadership experience: from 2008 to 2016, he worked and lived in Shanghai, China, where he directed global drug discovery research teams. Dr. Meinke did his postdoctoral work at Columbia University.

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