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Biography

Dianthus Therapeutics Highlights Recent Business Achievements and Reports Q1 Financial Results

Jonathan Violin, Ph.D.

Venture Partner, Fairmount, Co-founder of Dianthus, Board member, Astria Therapeutics, and former President/CEO of Viridian Therapeutics

Dr. Violin co-founded Dianthus in July 2019 and has served on the Board of Directors since. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Viridian Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRDN), which he also co-founded, and is an accomplished scientist and experienced leader in drug discovery and development, and in scientific platform development. He previously served as founding Chief Executive Officer of Quellis Biosciences. Prior to that, Dr. Violin co-founded and helped lead Trevena Inc. from discovery research through clinical development and NDA submission, including multiple rounds of venture and public financing.

Dr. Violin holds a Ph.D. from the Department of Pharmacology at the University of California, San Diego, an M.B.A. with a concentration in Health Sector Management from the Fuqua School of Business, and a B.S. in Chemical Pharmacology from Duke University. He also serves on the boards of directors of Astria Therapeutics.