Bruce Booth is a partner and focuses on novel biopharmaceutical products, therapeutic platforms, and innovative biomedical technologies.
Bruce is currently chairman of AvroBio, miRagen Therapeutics, Nimbus Therapeutics, Rodin Therapeutics, and Quartet Medicine, and also serves on the boards of Lysosomal Therapeutics, Magenta Therapetics, Unum Therapeutics, and Zafgen (NASDAQ:ZFGN). He previously served on the boards of past Atlas companies Avila (acquired by Celgene), Padlock (acquired by BMS), Prestwick (acquired by Biovail), Stromedix (acquired by Biogen), and a number of other ventures.
Bruce serves as an advisor in various capacities to UCB, Shire, Pfizer, and Takeda. He also serves on the board of the National Venture Capital Association.
Bruce blogs about biotech and venture capital topics at LifeSciVC.com, which is syndicated on Forbes. He has published numerous scientific papers and has authored various biotech venture capital review articles, including several in Nature Biotechnology.
Prior to joining Atlas in 2005, Bruce was a consultant at McKinsey & Company, as well as an investor for Caxton Health Holdings. As a British Marshall Scholar, Bruce received a D.Phil. (PhD) in molecular immunology from Oxford University. His work focused on the study of HIV and tumor immune responses. He received a BS in biochemistry, summa cum laude, from The Pennsylvania State University.
Bruce enjoys fly fishing, skiing, hiking, and running. He lives in Wellesley, MA with his wife and three wonderful kids.