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Floyd E. Bloom*

Dr. Bloom is a founder of Alkermes and has been a director of Alkermes since 1987. Dr. Bloom has been active in neuropharmacology for more than 35 years, holding positions at Yale University, the National Institute of Mental Health and The Salk Institute. From 1983 to February 2005, Dr. Bloom was the Chairman of the Neuropharmacology Department at The Scripps Research Institute and is currently Professor Emeritus. Dr. Bloom served as Editor-in-Chief of Science from 1995 to May 2000. He holds an A.B. (Phi Beta Kappa) from Southern Methodist University and an M.D. (Alpha Omega Alpha) from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He is a member of the National Academy of Science, the Institute of Medicine, the Royal Swedish Academy of Science and is an Emeritus Trustee of Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Bloom also serves on the Board of Directors of AgeneBio, Inc. and on the Scientific Advisory Boards of aTyr Pharma and RiverVest.