Peter Kolchinsky, PhD is a founding Partner and Portfolio Manager at RA Capital. Mr. Kolchinsky is active in both public and private investments across drugs, medical devices, diagnostics, and life-science tools. He authored the e-book “the Entrepreneur’s Guide to a Biotech Startup”, serves on the board of the American Fertility Association, and is a board member of several private healthcare companies.
In the past, he has served on the Board of Global Science and Technology for the National Academies of Sciences. Mr. Kolchinsky received a Ph.D. in Virology from Harvard University. His doctoral work involved studies of the mechanism by which HIV infects cells. He received a Bachelors degree from Cornell University.
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