Dr. Margolin has more than 35 years of experience in the venture capital, pharmaceutical and biotech industries. As a senior manager, skilled scientist and experienced board member, she possesses a highly developed combination of leadership, decision-making and business skills. Dr. Margolin has served as president & CEO of Gamida Cell since 2005. During this time, she has led Gamida Cell from pre-clinical development through phase 3 international registration studies, the receipt of a Breakthrough Therapy Designation for the company’s lead product, strategic collaborations and the raising of $100 million from various financing initiatives. Dr. Margolin previously served as vice president of Denali Ventures LLC, a healthcare specialized venture capital firm, and a program manager at Teva Pharmaceuticals, leading multiple drug development programs. Dr. Margolin holds a Ph.D. in Biology from the Weizmann Institute of Science and was a post-doctoral associate at the Yale University School of Medicine.