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United by our conviction in the power of therapeutic innovation to improve human health.

Meet the Scion team

The ten companies our team has been part of founding or building over the past ten years have realized uncommon success and, together, have given rise to >15 clinical-stage therapeutics, advanced six promising therapeutics into pivotal clinical trials and have generated >$14 billion in combined public equity value and announced M&A proceeds. We are excited to discover what the future holds.

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Samuel Hendel, PhD


Sam is an Associate at Scion. Prior to joining the firm in April 2023, Sam was a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of David Baker within the Institute of Protein Design at the University of Washington. Sam holds a B.A. in Chemistry and Mathematics from Amherst College, and a Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry from MIT, where he was an NSF Graduate Research Fellow.