Matt Cravets

Senior Vice President, Biometrics

Mr. Cravets joined Gossamer Bio in November 2018 and has served as our Senior Vice President of Biometrics since March 2021. Prior to joining Gossamer Bio, Mr. Cravets was Vice President of Biometrics at Heron Therapeutics Inc. from 2016 to 2018, where he played a key role in the late-stage development programs for Zynrelef for the treatment post-surgical pain and Cinvanti for the prevention of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting.  Before joining Heron, Mr. Cravets was Executive Director of Biometrics at Receptos Inc. from 2014 to 2016, where he built the biostatistics and data management functions while contributing to mid- and late-stage development programs for ozanimod (Zeposia) in multiple sclerosis (MS) and inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD).  Before joining Receptos, Mr. Cravets was the head of biostatistics at Ardea Biosciences from 2011-2014, building the biostatistics function while also making significant contributions to the designs and analyses of late-stage studies of lesinurad (Zurampic) for the treatment of gout. From 2003-2011 Mr. Cravets served in roles of increasing responsibility in the biostatistics group at Biogen Idec Inc., contributing to the successful regulatory approvals of rituximab (Rituxan) in both rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). From 1996 to 2003, Mr. Cravets was in the biostatistics group at Amgen, Inc., working on multiple products across various neurology, rheumatology, cardiovascular, and bone disease indications.  Mr. Cravets began his career in the pharmaceutical products division of Abbott Laboratories in 1994 after completing his master’s degree in statistics at the University of Michigan and his bachelor’s degree in mathematics at UCLA.