Bacainn was founded in 2017 in Concord, MA and has a discovery team based at University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, MA.

Bacainn is funded by Morningside Ventures and operated by Morningside BioPharma Advisory.


Ronald Farquhar, D. Phil
Ronald Farquhar, D. PhilCEO
Chris Murphy, PhD
Chris Murphy, PhDVice President of Research and Development
Jennifer Locke
Jennifer LockeVice President, Corporate Operations & Program Management
Chris Stevens, MD
Chris Stevens, MDChief Medical Officer
Shannon Foley
Shannon FoleySenior Director, Head of Finance
Bharat Dixit, PhD
Bharat Dixit, PhDVice President, Biopharmaceutical Development & Manufacturing
Beth McCormick, PhD
Beth McCormick, PhDScientific Founder
Ben Miller, PharmD
Ben Miller, PharmDSenior Director, Clinical Research


Ellie Hershberger, PharmDClinical Advisor
Manuel Navia, PhDScientific Advisor
Ashley Mansell, PhDScientific Advisor
Frederick B. Oleson, PhDAdvisor