Roger Jeffs, Ph.D.

Director Roger Jeffs, Ph.D., has served as a member of Sangamo's Board of Directors since June 2017. Prior to his retirement in 2016, Dr. Jeffs served as President and co-CEO of United Therapeutics Corp., where he worked for 18 years, joining the company in its start-up phase in 1998 as Director, Research, Development and Medical and serving as President and Chief Operating Officer from 2001 to 2014. He has over 25 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry in R&D, clinical development, regulatory and medical affairs. While at United Therapeutics, Dr. Jeffs led the clinical development, regulatory approval and commercialization of six rare disease products and managed the commercial effort that led to a greater than 20% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) and $1.5 billion annual revenue run rate. Prior to joining United Therapeutics, he held positions in clinical development at Amgen, Inc. and Burroughs Wellcome Co. Dr. Jeffs currently also serves as a member of the board of directors of Albireo Pharma, Axsome Therapeutics and Dova Pharmaceuticals. He received a B.A. in Chemistry from Duke University and his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.