Herbert 'Skip' Virgin (Credit: Washington University School of Medicine)

Ex­clu­sive: Renowned im­munol­o­gy leader 'Skip' Vir­gin is out as Al­tos Labs med­ical chief

Her­bert “Skip” Vir­gin is no longer the chief med­ical of­fi­cer at Hal Bar­ron and Rick Klaus­ner’s $3 bil­lion an­ti-ag­ing start­up Al­tos Labs, just a lit­tle over a year af­ter the renowned im­munol­o­gy re­searcher took on the role, he con­firmed to End­points News via email.

Vir­gin, a re­searcher with decades of ex­pe­ri­ence in im­munol­o­gy, was al­so the head of Al­tos In­sti­tute of Med­i­cine. The sprawl­ing but qui­et start­up al­so has three in­sti­tutes of sci­ence in San Diego, the Bay Area and Cam­bridge, UK. Aside from a mas­sive pool of mon­ey, the cel­lu­lar re­ju­ve­na­tion com­pa­ny al­so has a star-stud­ded board, which in­cludes No­bel lau­re­ates like Frances Arnold and CRISPR pi­o­neer Jen­nifer Doud­na.

Endpoints News

Unlock this article instantly by becoming a free subscriber.

You’ll get access to free articles each month, plus you can customize what newsletters get delivered to your inbox each week, including breaking news.