Peter Kolchinsky, PhD, is a Founder of and a Managing Partner at RA Capital. He is active in both public and private investments in companies developing drugs, medical devices, diagnostics, and research tools and serves as a board member for various public and privately-held companies. Peter served on the Board of Global Science and Technology for the National Academy of Sciences and is the author of “The Great American Drug Deal” and “The Entrepreneur’s Guide to a Biotech Startup”. He founded the non-profit No Patient Left Behind to advocate for healthcare reforms that would solve affordability and promote continued biomedical innovation. Peter holds a BA from Cornell University and a PhD in Virology from Harvard University.