Audit Committee Position

Raymond W. Anderson

Board Member

Mr. Anderson has more than 30 years of biopharmaceutical sector experience, primarily focused in financial management. He was CFO at such notable companies as BioMarin and Dow Pharmaceutical Sciences, Inc. (now a wholly owned subsidiary of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International), and was a board member and chair of the audit committee for Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. (now a wholly owned subsidiary of Horizon Pharma plc).

Chair

Christopher M. Starr, PhD

Co-Founder and Executive Chairman

Dr. Starr has helped bring 6 orphan product drugs to market, and as co-founder and CEO of Raptor Pharmaceuticals (recently purchased by Horizon Pharma), oversaw the approval, launch, and successful commercialization of Procysbi®. He served as Raptor’s initial CEO since its inception in 2006 through 2014 and continued to serve on Raptor’s board of directors until Raptor was sold to Horizon Pharma in October 2016. Dr. Starr co-founded BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. in 1997 where he last served as Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer until starting Raptor in 2006. As Senior Vice President at BioMarin, Dr. Starr was responsible for managing a Scientific Operations team of 181 research, process development, manufacturing and quality personnel through the successful development of commercial manufacturing processes for its enzyme replacement and small molecule products, and supervised the cGMP design, construction and licensing of BioMarin's proprietary biological manufacturing facility. From 1991 to 1998, Dr. Starr supervised research and commercial programs at BioMarin's predecessor company, Glyko, Inc., where he served as Vice President of Research and Development. Prior to his tenure at Glyko, Inc., Dr. Starr was a National Research Council Associate at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Starr earned a B.S. from Syracuse University and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the State University of New York Health Science Center, in Syracuse, New York.

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Arthur Klausner

Board Member

Mr. Klausner served as Chief Executive Officer of Gem Pharmaceuticals, LLC (“Gem”) from 2012 until Gem’s drug development assets were acquired by Monopar in 2017. In addition to his role at Gem, he was CEO of Jade Therapeutics Inc. (“Jade”) from 2012-2015. Previously, Mr. Klausner spent a total of 18 years at the life science venture capital firms Domain Associates and Pappas Ventures, where he was involved in the investment in and subsequent nurturing of a variety of biotechnology, specialty pharmaceutical, and medical device companies.

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Michael J. Brown, MSc

Board Member

Mr. Brown is the Co-Founder, and since 1994 served as Chairman, and CEO of Euronet Worldwide, a multi-billion dollar NASDAQ listed company. He is an accomplished serial entrepreneur who has a Master of Science in molecular and cellular biology. He had, before the age of 40, successfully founded, and led as CEO two companies through their initial public offering.

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Compensation Committee Position

Michael J. Brown, MSc

Board Member

Mr. Brown is the Co-Founder, and since 1994 served as Chairman, and CEO of Euronet Worldwide, a multi-billion dollar NASDAQ listed company. He is an accomplished serial entrepreneur who has a Master of Science in molecular and cellular biology. He had, before the age of 40, successfully founded, and led as CEO two companies through their initial public offering.

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Christopher M. Starr, PhD

Co-Founder and Executive Chairman

Dr. Starr has helped bring 6 orphan product drugs to market, and as co-founder and CEO of Raptor Pharmaceuticals (recently purchased by Horizon Pharma), oversaw the approval, launch, and successful commercialization of Procysbi®. He served as Raptor’s initial CEO since its inception in 2006 through 2014 and continued to serve on Raptor’s board of directors until Raptor was sold to Horizon Pharma in October 2016. Dr. Starr co-founded BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. in 1997 where he last served as Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer until starting Raptor in 2006. As Senior Vice President at BioMarin, Dr. Starr was responsible for managing a Scientific Operations team of 181 research, process development, manufacturing and quality personnel through the successful development of commercial manufacturing processes for its enzyme replacement and small molecule products, and supervised the cGMP design, construction and licensing of BioMarin's proprietary biological manufacturing facility. From 1991 to 1998, Dr. Starr supervised research and commercial programs at BioMarin's predecessor company, Glyko, Inc., where he served as Vice President of Research and Development. Prior to his tenure at Glyko, Inc., Dr. Starr was a National Research Council Associate at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Starr earned a B.S. from Syracuse University and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the State University of New York Health Science Center, in Syracuse, New York.

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Raymond W. Anderson

Board Member

Mr. Anderson has more than 30 years of biopharmaceutical sector experience, primarily focused in financial management. He was CFO at such notable companies as BioMarin and Dow Pharmaceutical Sciences, Inc. (now a wholly owned subsidiary of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International), and was a board member and chair of the audit committee for Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. (now a wholly owned subsidiary of Horizon Pharma plc).

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Arthur Klausner

Board Member

Mr. Klausner served as Chief Executive Officer of Gem Pharmaceuticals, LLC (“Gem”) from 2012 until Gem’s drug development assets were acquired by Monopar in 2017. In addition to his role at Gem, he was CEO of Jade Therapeutics Inc. (“Jade”) from 2012-2015. Previously, Mr. Klausner spent a total of 18 years at the life science venture capital firms Domain Associates and Pappas Ventures, where he was involved in the investment in and subsequent nurturing of a variety of biotechnology, specialty pharmaceutical, and medical device companies.

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Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Position

Christopher M. Starr, PhD

Co-Founder and Executive Chairman

Dr. Starr has helped bring 6 orphan product drugs to market, and as co-founder and CEO of Raptor Pharmaceuticals (recently purchased by Horizon Pharma), oversaw the approval, launch, and successful commercialization of Procysbi®. He served as Raptor’s initial CEO since its inception in 2006 through 2014 and continued to serve on Raptor’s board of directors until Raptor was sold to Horizon Pharma in October 2016. Dr. Starr co-founded BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. in 1997 where he last served as Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer until starting Raptor in 2006. As Senior Vice President at BioMarin, Dr. Starr was responsible for managing a Scientific Operations team of 181 research, process development, manufacturing and quality personnel through the successful development of commercial manufacturing processes for its enzyme replacement and small molecule products, and supervised the cGMP design, construction and licensing of BioMarin's proprietary biological manufacturing facility. From 1991 to 1998, Dr. Starr supervised research and commercial programs at BioMarin's predecessor company, Glyko, Inc., where he served as Vice President of Research and Development. Prior to his tenure at Glyko, Inc., Dr. Starr was a National Research Council Associate at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Starr earned a B.S. from Syracuse University and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the State University of New York Health Science Center, in Syracuse, New York.

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Michael J. Brown, MSc

Board Member

Mr. Brown is the Co-Founder, and since 1994 served as Chairman, and CEO of Euronet Worldwide, a multi-billion dollar NASDAQ listed company. He is an accomplished serial entrepreneur who has a Master of Science in molecular and cellular biology. He had, before the age of 40, successfully founded, and led as CEO two companies through their initial public offering.

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Raymond W. Anderson

Board Member

Mr. Anderson has more than 30 years of biopharmaceutical sector experience, primarily focused in financial management. He was CFO at such notable companies as BioMarin and Dow Pharmaceutical Sciences, Inc. (now a wholly owned subsidiary of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International), and was a board member and chair of the audit committee for Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. (now a wholly owned subsidiary of Horizon Pharma plc).

Member

Arthur Klausner

Board Member

Mr. Klausner served as Chief Executive Officer of Gem Pharmaceuticals, LLC (“Gem”) from 2012 until Gem’s drug development assets were acquired by Monopar in 2017. In addition to his role at Gem, he was CEO of Jade Therapeutics Inc. (“Jade”) from 2012-2015. Previously, Mr. Klausner spent a total of 18 years at the life science venture capital firms Domain Associates and Pappas Ventures, where he was involved in the investment in and subsequent nurturing of a variety of biotechnology, specialty pharmaceutical, and medical device companies.

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