Dr. Sunil Agarwal recently served as Executive Vice President, Head of Development and Chief Medical Officer at Sana Biotechnology, Inc., a company focused on creating and delivering engineered cells as medicines for patients.
Prior to this, Dr. Agarwal served as President of Research and Development at Juno Therapeutics. He also served as a former Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical where he managed the company’s clinical development and operations, regulatory affairs, biometrics, pharmacovigilance, medical affairs, pharmacology, and toxicology functions. Additionally, Dr. Agarwal previously served in various increasing leadership roles at Genentech for more than a decade, including Senior Vice President and Global Head of Clinical Development for ophthalmology, metabolism, neurosciences, immunology, and infectious diseases. He led the approvals and line extensions of multiple therapies at Genentech including RITUXAN, ACTEMRA, LUCENTIS and XOLAIR.
Dr. Agarwal completed his residency at Children’s National Medical Center (CNMC), Washington, D.C., and practiced in the CNMC Pediatric Emergency Department. He obtained his B.S. in neurobiology from Cornell University and earned his M.D. from Tufts University School of Medicine.