Brian Goodman, Ph.D.

Investment Team

Investment and Operations Team

Cambridge Office

Dr. Brian Goodman is responsible for investment identification, due diligence, business development and new company creation activities at MPM. Brian is a board observer for Orna Therapeutics, Triplet Therapeutics, and HotKnot Therapeutics and a co-founder of HotKnot Therapeutics.  Brian also serves interim roles at Orna Therapeutics in Business Development and at Hotknot Therapeutics in Corporate Development.

Prior to joining MPM, Brian co-founded Evelo Biosciences (EVLO) and served as Head of Technology and Innovation. At Evelo, Brian led a team that established new programs to discover, formulate, and evaluate the pharmacology of microbial drugs across multiple therapeutic areas. He contributed to the in-licensing of foundational IP and forged collaborative research with multiple academic groups to complement Evelo’s internal research and development efforts. He is an inventor on multiple patent applications. Before taking the operational role at Evelo, Brian was a Senior Associate at Flagship Pioneering where he worked with the entrepreneurial division to build and launch new biotech ventures.

Brian holds a Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology from Harvard Medical School, and B.S. and B.A. degrees in biochemistry and economics, respectively, from Brandeis University.