Crinetics was founded by a team of scientists with a track record of drug discovery and development. We are dedicated to creating important new therapeutic options for patients with rare endocrine diseases.

Meet Us


R. Scott Struthers, Ph.D.

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Marc Wilson

Chief Financial Officer

Alan S. Krasner, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer

Ajay Madan, Ph.D., D.A.B.T.

Chief Development Officer

Gina Ford, R.Ph, MBA

Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Commercial Planning

Adriana Cabré, MBA

Vice President of Human Resources

Stephen F. Betz, Ph.D.

Founder & Vice President, Biology

Yun-Fei (Frank) Zhu, Ph.D.

Founder & Vice President, Chemistry

Agnes Antwan

Senior Research Associate 1, Discovery

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Jon Athanacio

Scientist, Discovery

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Jenny Chen

Senior Scientist, Chemistry

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Carol Ching

Lab Assistant

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Melissa Fowler

Principal Scientist, Discovery

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Anel Castellanos-Gonzalez

Research Associate 1, Biology

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Sun Hee Kim

Principal Scientist, Chemistry

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Jason Katz

Scientist, DMPK

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Michael Johns

Scientist, DMPK

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Hannah Liu

Research Associate 2, Biology

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Greg Reinhart

Senior Scientist, Biology

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Elizabeth Rico

Principal Scientist, Biology

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Christine Staley

Senior Research Associate 2, Biology

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Emmanuel Sturchler

Principal Scientist, Biology

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Oleg Tsivkovski

Research Associate 2, DMPK

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Shimiao Wang

Scientist, Chemistry

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Claudia Yan

Research Associate 1, Discovery

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Jian Zhao

Director, Chemistry

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Heather Budetti

Senior Manager, Clinical Contracts & Outsourcing

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Shirley Cruz

Associate Director, Development

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Eduardo De la Torre Ames

Clinical Trial Manager

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Silvina Garcia-Rubio

Vice President, CMC

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Lance Goulet

Senior Scientist, DMPK

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Christina Gravono

Senior Clinical Trial Assistant

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Heidi Hall

Senior Clinical Research Associate

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Scott Henley

Vice President, Clinical Operations

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Elaine Hsieh

Senior Manager, CMC Product Development

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Karen Kostick

Senior Director, Regulatory CMC

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Rosa Luo

Senior Director, DMPK

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Stacy Markison

Senior Director, Development

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Debbie Mendez

Senior Manager, Regulatory Affairs

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Stephanie Miller

Clinical Trial Manager

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Michael Monahan

Vice President, Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance

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Cosina Mui

Associate Director, Clinical Operations

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Beata Musial

Director, Analytical CMC

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Nick Omniewski

Director, Clinical Operations

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Elsa Orozco

Senior Manager, Regulatory Operations

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Susan Ortiz

Director, Quality Systems

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Jordan Page

Manager, CMC API Process Chemistry

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Meenal Patel

Associate Director, Clinical Operations

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Doris Phan

Project Manager

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Kate Sanders

Senior Research Associate 2

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Tao Shen

Senior Manager, Analytical CMC

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Jian Wang

Associate Director, Bioanalysis

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Marilyn Zhao

Director, Drug Substance Development

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Alessandra Casagrande

Director, Medical Sciences

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Chris Ferrara-Cook

Senior Director, Medical Sciences

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Hjalmar Lagast

Vice President, Medical Sciences

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Matt Laughlin

Principal Clinical Data Manager

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Jen Nash

Director, Statistical Programming

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Melissa Nichols

Senior Director, Biometrics

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Chris Postiglione

Senior Director, Medical Affairs

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Peter Trainer

Vice President, Clinical Endocrinology

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Brooke Trupin

Associate Director, Clinical Data Management

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Carole Bringas

Administrative Support

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Lacey Clements

Digital Marketing Specialist

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Bobby De Walt

Staff Accountant

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Robert Flath

Director, Finance

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Joshua Hamel

Systems Administrator

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David Hinkle

Vice President, Finance & Controller

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Dana Jennings

Senior Manager, Contracts & Procurement

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Stephanie Kallay

Director, Patient Advocacy & Outreach

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Max Koobatian

Associate Director, New Product Planning

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Matt McDowell

Director, Information Technology

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Mark Nancy

Senior Manager, Facilities & Operations

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Donna Rainwater

Associate Director, Human Resources

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Brian Russell

Director, Business Development

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Janina Umali

Human Resources Representative

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Mason Zhao

Senior Accountant

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R. Scott Struthers, Ph.D.

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Matthew K. Fust

Board Member

Stephen Kaldor, Ph.D.

Board Member

Weston Nichols, Ph.D.

Board Member

Anne Klibanski, M.D.

Scientific Advisory Board

David Clemmons, M.D.

Scientific Advisory Board

Philip Harris, FRCP, Ph.D.

Scientific Advisory Board