John Hohneker, M.D.
Dr. Hohneker has served as a member of the Board of Directors since May 2021. Dr. Hohneker has 30 years of drug development and leadership experience within the biotech and pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Hohneker served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Anokion SA, a biotechnology company, from January 2018 to January 2021. Prior to joining Anokion SA, Dr. Hohneker was President of Research and Development at FORMA Therapeutics Inc., a biotechnology company, from August 2015 to January 2018. From 2001 to 2015, Dr. Hohneker held roles of increasing responsibility at Novartis AG, most recently as Senior Vice President and Global Head of Development, Immunology and Dermatology. Prior to joining Novartis, he held positions of increasing responsibility at Glaxo Wellcome and its legacy company, Burroughs Wellcome. Since January 2021, Dr. Hohneker has served on the Board of Directors of Evelo Biosciences, Inc., a publicly-traded company. From January to November 2017, he served on the Board of Directors of Dimension Therapeutics Inc., a biotechnology company, until it was acquired by Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc.
Dr. Hohneker received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Gettysburg College and an M.D. from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey at Rutgers Medical School. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine and his fellowship in medical oncology, all at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.