John M Rice, PhD
Director, Life Sciences CincyTech LLC
John Rice, director of life sciences at CincyTech, has 27 years of venture investing and 13 years of research and R&D management experience in biomedical science. He is a published scientist and inventor. Over the course of his career, John has been co-founder and Managing Partner of Triathlon Medical Ventures; a Managing Director of Senmed Medical Ventures, leading the emerging medical technology investment practice; and involved in research, research management and business development with Battelle Memorial Institute. John serves on the Boards of Aerpio Therapeutics, Eccrine Systems, and is Chairman of Airway Therapeutics. He has served previously on the boards of Akebia (AKBA) (Founder and Chairman), Kereos, Syntherix, CS-Keys and as an observer at Endocyte (ECYT) and CoLucid Pharmaceuticals (CLCD).
John is past chair of BioOhio and BioStart, Member of the Board of the Global Cardiovascular Innovation Center at the Cleveland Clinic, Chairman of the Investment Advisory Board of the Harrington Discovery Institute, Member of the Innovation Fund Advisory Board at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, the Neuroinnovation Translator at Ohio State, and the Board of Trustees of Edison Biotechnology Institute of Ohio University.
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