Joe McIntosh, M.D.

Position: Chief Medical Officer

Dr. McIntosh joins Gennao with more than 16 years of drug development experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, with a focus on gene therapies and rare genetic disease. Previously, he served as chief medical officer for Jaguar Gene Therapy, responsible for the development of the company’s AAV9-based gene therapies. Prior to Jaguar, he served as chief medical officer at Aruvant Sciences, overseeing the clinical development of the company’s investigational gene therapy for sickle cell disease. Earlier in his career, he held positions of increasing leadership at PTC Therapeutics, NPS Pharmaceuticals, Eisai and Pfizer. Before joining the biopharma industry, he trained in emergency medicine at Kent and Canterbury Hospital in the UK. Dr. McIntosh earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and biochemistry and a medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa.