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Fireside Chat: How Venture Capital Shapes the Biotech Industry

by | September 15, 2022

We discussed venture capital (VC) investment strategies and how they shape the biotech industry with Mira Chaurushiya, senior partner at Westlake Biopartners.

Dr. Mira Chaurushiya is a senior partner at Westlake Village BioPartners in LA. She received her PhD in biological sciences from UCSD and was a postdoctoral fellow at Genentech before joining 5AM Ventures in 2016. In 2022, she brought her science and investing experience to Westlake Village BioPartners as senior partner.


Helen Sun, PhD – Postdoc, Gladstone Institutes

Michelle Reid – PhD candidate, UC Berkeley