Emma Taylor, MD

Co-Founder & CEO

  • Board Certified Dermatologist and Dermatopathologist
  • Former Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Dermatopathology, UCLA
  • Studied art in Florence

David Hanzel, PhD


  • Human Physiologist comfortable with photons and code
  • Decades of experience defining, building, selling and investing in enabling technology
  • Rides bicycles whenever possible

Daniel Nilson

Chief Microbiologist

  • Biomedical Engineer from U.C. Davis who appreciates Microbes
  • Interested in Human Microbiome & Machine Learning
  • Obsessed with Dogs, Chocolate, and Sushi

Advisory Board

William James, MD

Medical Advisor, Vice Chair Dermatology UPENN, published textbooks and numerous articles on acne, including NEJM publications.

Noah Craft, MD PhD

Dr. Noah Craft MD, PhD, DTM&H is a scientific advisor, co-founder & CEO of Science 37 and a physician-scientist-entrepreneur.

Roy Doumani

Business Advisor, executive Director of the UCLA Business of Science Center, Vice Chairman of Xiamen International Bank and board member/advisor to companies in the United States and internationally.

Lyn Baranowski

Marketing Advisor, current SVP corporate development at Melinta.

Clive Taylor, MD PhD

Regulatory Advisor, former chair of pathology at USC, served on FDA regulatory panels for 20 years.

Brian Varnum, PHD

Board of Director at Naked Biome, several decades of experience in biologic drug development. Currently Chief Development Officer at C3 Jian.

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