Luisa Salter-Cid, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Salter-Cid brings to Gossamer Bio over 20 years of drug discovery experience in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries and spent the last 13 years at Bristol Myers Squibb (“BMS”) in increasing positions of responsibility, including Vice President and Head of Immunology, small molecule Immuno-Oncology and Genomics Discovery. In this position, she oversaw several biology groups that focused on target validation and development of innovative biologic and small-molecule therapeutics to address significant unmet needs in autoimmune diseases and cancer. During her time at BMS, Dr. Salter-Cid led teams that advanced more than 20 compounds into clinical development. She was also Chair of the Immunoscience Target Science Team (TST) and a core member of Early Development, Strategy and Licensing teams for both Immunology and Immuno-Oncology. Additionally, she was the scientific lead on several of BMS’ acquisitions and licensing deals and sat on multiple Joint Research Committees and Scientific Advisory Boards. Prior to joining BMS, she was a Senior Project Leader at La Jolla Pharmaceuticals where she led discovery projects. Dr. Salter-Cid also held positions at Genset Corp and Johnson & Johnson. She is an author of over 70 publications and patents and holds a Ph.D. in Immunology from the University of Miami.