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May 9-12, 2022Hynes Convention Center, Boston

Graham T. Dempsey, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer at Q-State Biosciences


Chief Scientific Officer Graham Dempsey, Ph.D., joined Q-State as a senior scientist at the company’s inception in 2014. Before assuming the CSO role, Dr. Dempsey successfully led the development and rapid evolution of the company’s foundational technology platforms as well as its first small molecule and antisense oligonucleotide therapeutic programs. During his academic studies, Dr. Dempsey developed novel fluorescence-based imaging platforms for investigating biological systems and was on the team that developed the super-resolution imaging technique called stochastic optical reconstruction microscopy (STORM) that was subsequently commercialized by Nikon Instruments. In his role at Q-State, Dr. Dempsey directs the planning and execution of all scientific, medical, engineering and AI/machine learning activities at the company. He holds a B.A. in biochemistry and biophysics from the University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. in biophysics from Harvard University.

Agenda Sessions

  • ROOM 205A: Technology-derived Antisense Oligonucleotide Therapeutics for Diseases of Excitable Cells