Rick Livesey

Chief Executive Officer

Rick is the Scientific Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Talisman. He is responsible for Talisman's scientific vision and strategy. With over twenty years of experience in neuroscience, stem cell biology and drug discovery in academia, biotech and pharma, his research has pioneered methods to model human brain development and disease from pluripotent stem cells. Rick is an Honorary Professor at University College London. He was previously VP Research at Biogen, where he was Head of the Genetic and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Unit. Prior to that he was the Great Ormond Street Charity Professor of Stem Cell Biology at UCL, Senior Group Leader at the Gurdon Institute at the University of Cambridge and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School. Rick obtained his medical degree and PhD from the University of Cambridge and the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology.

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