Rajiv Patni, M.D.

Former Reata Pharmaceuticals Chief Research & Development Officer

Rajiv Patni, M.D., joined Quince’s Board of Directors in February 2024.

Dr. Patni is a biopharma industry veteran and global product development expert and brings to the Quince Board of Directors nearly 25 years of global product development experience in a diverse set of therapeutic areas, including cardiology, diabetology, hepatology, neurology, and benign hematology. Most recently, he served as Chief Research and Development Officer at Reata Pharmaceuticals, a commercial-stage company recently acquired by Biogen. Previously, Dr. Patni also served as Chief Medical Officer at several successful public, small-cap, and commercial-stage biopharmaceutical companies – Global Blood Therapeutics, Portola Pharmaceuticals, and Adamas Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Patni joined these companies at an inflection point in their R&D growth trajectories and contributed to their acquisition by larger companies. Earlier in his career, he held roles of increasing responsibility at Pfizer, Roche, and Actelion. His proven track record in fostering successful team efforts at these companies contributed to the approval of 11 medicines from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, European Medicines Agency, and other regulatory agencies. Recent approvals include medicines for several rare diseases, including pulmonary arterial hypertension, advanced Parkinson’s disease, sickle cell disease, and Friedrich’s ataxia.

Dr. Patni received his M.D. from the Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City as part of an accelerated B.S./M.D. program. He completed an internal medicine residency and adult cardiology fellowship at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, also in New York City, where he continued as an attending physician-scientist before joining the biopharmaceutical industry.

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