Douglas V. Faller, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Faller is the Scientific Founder of Viracta Therapeutics and serves as the Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board. Previously, Dr. Faller served as the Interim Chief Medical Officer and Interim Chief Scientific Officer for Viracta. Dr. Faller is a Professor of Medicine at Boston University Medical Center, and previously served as the Director of the Cancer Center and held the Grunebaum Chair for Cancer Research. He has founded a number of biotechnology companies and holds or has held several senior management positions in biotech and global pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Faller received his medical degree from the Harvard University where he also served on the faculty of Brigham and Womens Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Boston Childrens’ Hospital. He received his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.