Tim Xu, MD

Investment Associate, Boston, US

Tim joined Arix Bioscience in September 2019. He was previously an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, where he advised pharmaceutical, insurance, and hospital clients on strategy and operations challenges. He has an MD from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, an MPP from the University of Cambridge, and a BA in Neuroscience and Modern European Studies from Vanderbilt University.

He is a Non-Executive Director at OptiKira and Board Observer at Amplyx Pharmaceuticals, both Arix portfolio companies. He is also a co-founder of Cogentis Therapeutics (Alzheimer’s disease) and Goldwater Scholar for his genetics translational research (obsessive-compulsive disorder). He has over 30 publications on US health policy, including as lead author in JAMA, JAMA Internal Medicine, and JAMA Surgery.