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Chris Karp

Director,
Discovery & Translational Sciences

Chris Karp leads the team whose mission is to catalyze innovation for the discovery and translation of transformative solutions to global health and development inequity and is also a co-director of the MNCH D&T program.

Steven Buchsbaum

Deputy Director,
Innovation Platforms

Steven Buchsbaum leads the Grand Challenge family of grant programs and other experiments in sourcing innovation and development of the discovery ecosystem.

Ken Duncan

Deputy Director,
Drugs

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

Sindura Ganapathi

Deputy Director,
MNCH Discovery & Tools

Sindura Ganapathi co-leads the Maternal, Newborn, Child Health Discovery & Tools portfolio.

Michael Santos

Deputy Director,
Strategy, Planning and Management

Michael Santos supports strategy and operations for the Discovery & Translational Sciences and HIV teams in the Global Health division.

Lynda Stuart

Deputy Director,
Vaccines & Human Immunobiology

Lynda Stuart leads the team that aims to source novel approaches and accelerate the discovery, development, and translation of new passive and active immunization strategies for foundation priority diseases.

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