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Ben B. Wolf, M.D., Ph.D.

Background

For fun, Ben likes to race bicycles uphill – he has competed in many of the BUMPS (Bike Uphill Mountain Point Series) races.

Ben B. Wolf is a precision oncologist who brings to Relay nearly 20 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, with expertise advancing new oncology programs in the clinic and optimizing patient selection to enable rapid proof of concept and registration. He has authored more than 30 peer-reviewed publications and multiple patents related to drug discoveries.

Most recently, Ben served as chief medical officer at KSQ Therapeutics, a biotechnology company advancing a pipeline of CRISPR-based tumor- and immune-focused drug candidates for the treatment of cancer. Prior to KSQ, he was senior vice president, clinical development at Blueprint Medicines, where he advanced three oncology programs for novel kinase inhibitors from investigational new drug (IND) applications to clinical proof-of-concept. Prior to Blueprint, Ben held clinical and medical director roles at Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, ImmunoGen, Amgen and Genentech.

Ben holds an M.D. and Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Virginia and a B.S. from Union College. He completed medical training in internal medicine and medical oncology at the University of California at San Diego.