Sarah Noonberg, MD, PhD

Dr. Sarah Noon­berg is a board-cer­ti­fied physi­cian-sci­en­tist with a strong track record of lead­ing ther­a­peu­tic pro­grams from dis­cov­ery to com­mer­cial­iza­tion across a range of indi­ca­tions and inno­v­a­tive tech­nol­o­gy platforms.

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Pri­or to join­ing Metageno­mi, Sarah was Chief Med­ical Offi­cer of Maze Ther­a­peu­tics where she built and led non­clin­i­cal and clin­i­cal devel­op­ment efforts to trans­late insights from human genet­ics into nov­el ther­a­peu­tics. Ear­li­er she was Chief Med­ical Offi­cer of Nohla Ther­a­peu­tics, lead­ing clin­i­cal devel­op­ment of a uni­ver­sal cell ther­a­py for hema­to­log­ic malig­nan­cies. Oth­er exec­u­tive lead­er­ship roles have includ­ed Head of Glob­al Clin­i­cal Devel­op­ment at Bio­Marin, where she advanced a broad port­fo­lio of pro­grams involv­ing bio­log­ics, anti­sense oligoneu­cleotides, and gene ther­a­pies for rare genet­i­cal­ly defined dis­eases and Senior Vice Pres­i­dent at Medi­va­tion, where she led trans­la­tion­al and ear­ly devel­op­ment activ­i­ties as well as late-stage devel­op­ment of enza­lu­tamide (XTANDI™) for advanced prostate can­cer. Her indus­try expe­ri­ence is com­ple­ment­ed by over 15 years of treat­ing patients as a hos­pi­tal­ist physician.

Sarah cur­rent­ly serves on the Board of Direc­tors at Mar­i­nus Phar­ma­ceu­ti­cals and Neu­ro­gene and pre­vi­ous­ly served on the Board of Direc­tors at Pro­tag­o­nist Ther­a­peu­tics and Neoleukin Ther­a­peu­tics. She trained in inter­nal med­i­cine at Johns Hop­kins Hos­pi­tal and received an MD from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Cal­i­for­nia, San Fran­cis­co, a Ph.D. in bio­engi­neer­ing from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Cal­i­for­nia, Berke­ley, and a bachelor’s degree in Engi­neer­ing sci­ence from Dart­mouth College.