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Chris Wilson

Director,
Global Health

Dr. Chris Wilson, leads a team that targets fundamental scientific and technological advances in global health.

Stephen Becker

Senior Advisor,
Global Health

Stephen Becker, senior advisor, Discovery & Translational Sciences works on innovative approaches to HIV therapeutics and prevention.

Steven Buchsbaum

Deputy Director,
Global Health

Steven Buchsbaum, deputy director, Discovery & Translational Sciences leads the team’s efforts to expand the Grand Challenges family of grant programs and associated partnerships to enhance their impact.

Ken Duncan

Deputy Director,
Global Health

Ken Duncan leads the Discovery & Translational Sciences team’s drug discovery efforts.

Chris Karp

Deputy Director,
Global Health

Chris Karp leads the Discovery & Translational Sciences team’s discovery and translational vaccinology programs and host-pathogen biology discovery efforts.

Alexandre Portet

Deputy Director,
Global Health

Alexandre Portet leads the Discovery & Translational Sciences and Integrated Development business teams, focusing on strategy planning and management.

Fil Randazzo

Deputy Director,
Global Health

Fil Randazzo, deputy director, Discovery and Translational Science team develops strategies and oversees a portfolio of investments and partnerships to direct scientific research toward areas where it can have the most impact.

Michael Santos

Deputy Director,
Global Health

Michael Santos, deputy director, supports strategy and operations for the Discovery & Translational Sciences and Strategy, Planning & Management teams in the Global Health Program. 

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