Stan Crooke, MD, PhD
FOUNDER, CEO AND CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD, N-LOREM FOUNDATION
Carlsbad, California, United States
Dr. Crooke is the founder, chief executive officer and chairman of n-Lorem Foundation. He’s also the founder and executive chairman of the board of directors for Ionis Pharmaceuticals, the leader in RNA-targeted therapeutics. Under his leadership of Ionis, he pioneered development of the revolutionary antisense technology platform and created one of the largest, most advanced pipelines in the biotechnology industry. Today, Ionis has more than 40 medicines in development.He has led the development of more than 20 marketed drugs and supported the creation and growth of several companies based on Ionis’ antisense technology.Dr. Crooke is a recipient of multiple awards recognizing his pioneering work in RNA-targeted therapeutics. Dr. Crooke received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees and house staff training at Baylor College of Medicine and has been an active scientist throughout his career. He has published nearly 500 scientific publications, edited more than 20 books, and has numerous patents.