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Peter Flynn, Ph.D.

Chief Operating Officer

Peter Flynn, Ph.D., is the Cofounder and Chief Operating Officer of Artiva. He has more than 19 years of biotech industry experience. Prior to Artiva, Pete was EVP of Orexigen Therapeutics, where he led clinical development, medical affairs, regulatory affairs and safety functions. Prior to Orexigen, Pete was SVP, Early Program Development at Fate Therapeutics, where he was responsible for the regenerative medicine programs and development of the iPSC platform. Prior to Fate, he was Vice President of Research at Ren Pharmaceuticals. Pete started his industry career as one of the first employees at the antibody therapeutics company KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, where as head of biochemistry he helped build both the platform technology and monoclonal therapeutic pipeline. Pete holds a B.Sc. in molecular biology from University College London (UCL), a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Imperial Cancer Research Fund (CRUK) and was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Cancer Center.