Matthew Jacobson, Ph.D.

Matt Jacobson is a veteran researcher and entrepreneur with deep experience in both molecular biophysics and drug discovery. A professor at the University of California, San Francisco School of Pharmacy, Matt focuses on research including predicting protein function and regulation, creating new methods for computer-aided drug design and investigating new approaches to treating neurodegenerative diseases.  Matt, who earned his Ph.D. in physical chemistry from MIT, is also a co-founder of Circle Pharma, Relay Therapeutics and Global Blood Therapeutics. He serves on the scientific advisory board of Schrodinger LLC.