Sera Prognostics said this week that Lee Hood will serve as a scientific advisor to the company.
Hood is a co-founder and president of the Institute for Systems Biology. He is a life sciences entrepreneur who has been involved in the founding of firms such as Applied Biosystems, Integrated Diagnostics, Amgen, and others. Hood is also a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine.
Sera said that Hood will help the company develop clinical proteomic technologies to deliver advanced diagnostic information to women and their physicians to improve pregnancy outcomes.