Dr. Gregory J. Carven has served as Head of Research since June 2020 and joined Scholar Rock in 2014 as VP of Antibody Discovery and Protein Sciences. He is a recognized leader, with more than 15 years of experience in the discovery and development of antibody therapeutics. Gregory was recognized for the invention of Keytruda® (pembrolizumab) with his receipt of an award for “Inventor of the Year” in 2016 by the Intellectual Property Owners Education Foundation. Prior to joining Scholar Rock, Gregory led hybridoma based antibody discovery efforts at Pfizer and held positions of increasing responsibility at Merck Research Laboratories (formerly Schering Plough Research Institute and Organon Biosciences), and was a scientist at Phylogix, Inc. Gregory received his PhD in Biological Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and continued his research at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
Gregory J. Carven, PhD
Head of Research