HEAD OF BIOLOGY DISCOVERY
Joe Lewcock serves as the Head of Biology Discovery at Denali. Prior to joining Denali Joe spent 9 years at Genentech, where he helped to build the neuroscience research team and portfolio. In his role as Director of the Department of Neuroscience, he was responsible for generating the disease area strategy and management of the neuroscience portfolio, which included both large and small molecule programs. Joe also served as a project team leader, where he led a small molecule program from target discovery to IND filing. His lab focused on identification of new therapeutic drug targets for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson’s, and Alzheimer’s Disease. Joe received his B.S. from University of California, San Diego, a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Salk Institute.