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Brett Zbar, MD

Managing Director and Global Head of Life Sciences

General Atlantic

Dr. Brett Zbar, MD, serves as Managing Director and Global Head of Life Sciences at General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support for growth companies.

Before joining General Atlantic in 2020, Brett was a Managing Director at Foresite Capital, where he focused on backing leading healthcare entrepreneurs and companies at all stages. While at Foresite, Brett served as a board member or observer at multiple companies, including ConnectiveRx, Kinnate Biopharma, ORIC Pharmaceuticals (OTCMKTS: OCLDY), Peloton Therapeutics (acquired by Merck & Co.), Pharvaris, Replimune (NASDAQ: REPL), Signant Health, Turning Point Therapeutics (NASDAQ: TPTX) and VenatoRx Pharmaceuticals.

Prior to that, Brett was a Partner at Aisling Capital, where he invested in life sciences companies developing and commercializing innovative products, services and technologies.

Brett began his career in McKinsey & Company’s Pharmaceuticals and Medical Products practice and completed his internship in internal medicine on the Osler Medical Service at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He received his MD from Harvard Medical School and holds a BA in English and Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University.

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