Mohan Rao, PhD

Chief Executive Officer / Expression Therapeutics Inc.

Dr. Mohan Rao is the chief executive officer of Expression Therapeutics, a biotechnology company that is focused on developing therapeutics for hemophilia, oncology, and primary immunodeficiencies.  

Dr. Rao is also chairman of Epsilon Economics, an economics consulting firm that specializes in providing economic analysis, strategy, and analytics to life sciences and high technology companies. He previously taught at Northwestern University and UCLA, was a teaching fellow at Harvard University, and was the head of Navigant Economics, a global economics consulting firm. 

Dr. Rao serves on the board of directors of the Children’s Hospital of Chicago, the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute, The Economic Club of Chicago, on the board of trustees of the Rotary/One Foundation, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and North Shore Country Day, and is a member of The Chicago Club.  


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