Kush M. Parmar, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Parmar is a Partner at 5AM Ventures. He currently serves as Director or Observer on the Boards of Achaogen, Arvinas, Audentes Therapeutics, Cleave Biosciences, Novira Therapeutics and Pulmatrix, and previously served as Board Observer for Envoy (acquired by Takeda). Dr. Parmar is a Fellow of the Society of Kauffman Fellows.

Previously, he was an NIH-sponsored M.D./Ph.D. Physician Scientist Fellow at Harvard Medical School, where he completed clinical clerkships at the Massachusetts General Brigham and Women’s Hospitals. Dr. Parmar also founded a nonprofit international development organization called the Cruz Blanca Initiative.

Dr. Parmar received an A.B. in Molecular Biology and Medieval Studies from Princeton University, a Ph.D. in Experimental Pathology from Harvard University and an M.D. from Harvard Medical School.