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Tutor in Biochemical Sciences

Jeffrey Tong

Tutor in Biochemical Sciences

Partner at Third Rock Ventures


Jeff is a Partner with Third Rock Ventures, where he focuses on drug discovery and development across the portfolio. He brings significant operational experience in building and growing early-stage biotechnology companies. He is currently a board member of Ambys Medicines, Maze Therapeutics, and Nurix Therapeutics.  Prior to joining Third Rock he was executive chairman of the board of Delinia until its acquisition by Celgene. From 2010 to 2015, Jeff was the president and CEO of Nora Therapeutics. Prior to that, he was a member of the founding management team at Infinity Pharmaceuticals where he led its corporate as well as product development activities. Over the course of his career, Jeff has raised significant capital from both equity markets and pharma partnerships, led teams from preclinical through phase 3 development, and developed integrated science/business strategies for building innovative biotechnology companies.  Earlier in his career, he worked at McKinsey & Co. and was a founding researcher at the Harvard Bauer Center for Genomics Research.
Jeff received his educational training at the interface of molecular biology, organic chemistry, and medicine and holds A.B. and M.M.S. degrees from Harvard College and Harvard Medical School, respectively, as well as A.M. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University.