Lisa Maria Olson, PhD
Chief Executive Officer
Prior to joining Enthera, Dr. Olson most recently served as the Chief Scientific Officer of Magenta Therapeutics where she was responsible for the strategic direction and execution of the company’s research and development efforts. Before this, Dr. Olson held various leadership positions at AbbVie and Abbott Laboratories for fifteen years, culminating in her role as Vice President Immunology Discovery and Site Head of the AbbVie Bioresearch Center. During her time at AbbVie, she successfully advanced 15 molecules into clinical development including Rinvoq™ (upadacitinib) for the treatment of several conditions, including UC. Dr. Olson joined Abbott following her time as a Research Fellow in Inflammation and Immunology at Pfizer, Inc. Dr. Olson started her career as an Assistant Professor at Washington University School of Medicine following a post-doctoral cardiovascular fellowship at the University of Chicago. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a B.S. from Iowa State University.