Steven C. Gilman Ph.D. << Back

Dr. Gilman joined our board in February 2015. He currently serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ContraFect Corporation (NASDAQ: CFRX). Prior to joining ContraFect, he served as the Executive Vice President, Research & Development and Chief Scientific Officer at Cubist Pharmaceuticals until its acquisition by Merck & Co. in January 2015. Prior to joining Cubist, Dr. Gilman served as President and CEO of ActivBiotics from March 2004 to June 2006 and Chairman and CEO from July 2006 to October 2007. Prior to ActivBiotics, Dr. Gilman worked at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., from October 2000 to March 2004 where he held a number of senior leadership roles including Vice President and General Manager, Inflammation. Prior to Millennium, he was Group Director at Pfizer Global Research and Development. He has also held scientific, business and academic appointments at Wyeth, Cytogen Corporation, Temple Medical School and Connecticut College. Dr. Gilman currently serves on the board of directors of Keryx (NASDAQ: KERX), Vericel Corporation (NASDAQ: VCEL), Momenta Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: MNTA), the Massachusetts Biotechnology Association, the Northeastern University Drug Discovery Advisory Board and the Penn State University Biotechnology Advisory Board. Dr. Gilman received his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Microbiology form Pennsylvania State University, his post-doctoral training at Scripps Clinical and Research Foundation and received a B.A. in Microbiology from Miami University of Ohio.