Dr. Geoffrey F. Cox has been a Director since 2000.
Dr. Cox is a partner with Red Sky Partners LLC and a member of the board of directors of QLT Inc. Dr. Cox served as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of GTC Biotherapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, from 2001 to 2010. From 1997 to 2001, he was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Aronex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company. From 1984 to 1997, he was employed by Genzyme Corporation, a biotechnology company, last serving as its Executive Vice President, Operations. Dr. Cox is Chairman of the Board of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio) and served for a number of years on the Board of the Biotechnology Industries Association (BIO), together with the Health Governing Sections and Emerging Companies Sections of BIO. Dr. Cox received a BSc in Biochemistry from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, and a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of East Anglia, United Kingdom.