Bryan Roberts, Ph.D.Partner, Venrock
Bryan joined Venrock as a Kauffman Fellow in 1997. He is based in Palo Alto and invests broadly across the healthcare industry. Bryan is currently involved with numerous public and private companies including 10X Genomics, Castlight Health, Devoted Health, Doctor on Demand, Encoded Therapeutics, Grand Rounds, Inscripta and Lyra Health. Past investments include Ariosa Diagnostics (acquired by Roche), athenahealth (NASDAQ: ATHN), Ikaria (acquired by Mallinckrodt), Illumina (NASDAQ: ILMN), Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: IRWD), Sirna Therapeutics (acquired by Merck), and Zeltiq (acquired by Allergan).
Bryan was named a Henry Crown Fellow by the Aspen Institute in 2006 and has ranked on Forbes’ Midas List twelve times, 2008 – 2020. In 2019, the National Venture Capital Association presented him with the Excellence in Healthcare Innovation Award.
Immediately prior to joining Venrock, Bryan received his Ph.D. in Chemistry & Chemical Biology from Harvard University. He received his B.A. from Dartmouth College.