Kristin Bedard, Ph.D.
Vice President, Discovery
Dr. Bedard previously held leadership positions at Kineta, most recently as Chief Scientific Officer, Immuno-oncology and Senior Vice President, Discovery and formerly as Vice President of R&D and Head of Virology. She is the co-inventor of fifteen filed U.S. patent applications for novel classes of antivirals, adjuvants, immune agonists and their corresponding methods of identification. Dr. Bedard volunteers her time to the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) as a founding board member of the Seattle Chapter and a mentor for their professional mentoring program. She received the HBA Everest Award in 2019 for her dedication and leadership. Dr. Bedard received her B.S. from Pennsylvania State University and earned her Ph.D. from University of California, Irvine.