Doug Cole, MD

Founder, Foghorn Therapeutics

Managing Partner, Flagship Pioneering

An entrepreneur, investor, and physician, Doug Cole, MD plays an active role as a co-founder and initial CEO of multiple Flagship companies, including Foghorn Therapeutics. Doug has a significant track record of board experience and currently serves on the Board of Directors of numerous public and private companies.

Included among the companies Doug has helped build are Agios Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: AGIO), Denali Therapeutics (NASDAQ: DNLI), Editas Medicine (NASDAQ: EDIT), Hypnion (acquired by Eli Lilly), Morphotek (acquired by Eisai), Quanterix (NASDAQ: QTRX), Receptos (NASDAQ: RCPT; acquired by Celgene), and Syros Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: SYRS).

 

He is trained as a neurologist and completed his post-graduate training at the John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD, and the Massachusetts General Hospital, in Boston, MA. Prior to joining Flagship in 2001, Doug held medical posts at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital, and he has also served as an executive at Cytotherapeutics and Vertex Pharmaceuticals.

 

Doug holds an AB magna cum laude with high distinction in English from Dartmouth College and an MD from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.