For Immediate Release

Renee Peck
Pathway to Cures


New York, NY, February 27, 2023 – Pathway to Cures (P2C), a venture philanthropy fund focused on transformative treatments for inheritable blood disorders, announces the appointment of its investment committee.

The members are Brian Andrew, Chief Investment Officer at Johnson Financial Group; Christine Brennan, PhD, Managing Director at Vertex Venture HC; Geeta Vemuri, PhD, Founder and Managing Partner at Agent Capital; and Teri Willey, Managing Director at Pathway to Cures.

“I am delighted to work with such high-caliber advisors to establish best-practice early-stage investing at the P2C Fund,” Wiley said. “These experts have decades of experience in venture capital investing and will help us support biotech companies in the clinical development of inheritable blood disorders therapies.”

“It’s a privilege to serve on this committee and support scientists who are on the leading edge of discovering new therapies and possible cures for inheritable blood disorders” said Andrew, who chairs the committee and who served as Chair, Treasurer, and member of the board of the National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) from 2013 to 2021.

The Fund invests in early-stage companies developing cures, therapies, or enabling technologies to address unmet needs in the inheritable blood disorders community. Its initial focus is non-viral-mediated approaches and next-generation cures and therapies for rare and ultra-rare blood disorders, hemophilia A and B, Von Willebrand disease, sickle cell disease, clotting disorders and other hematological disorders.

In addition to investment dollars, P2C provides the advantage of expertise in inheritable blood disorders research with deep ties to the advocacy and scientific communities. The Fund seeks to partner with experienced biotech investors and strategic partners, with the goal of investing capital in H1 2023. For more information, visit or contact Renee Peck at

About P2C

Pathway to Cures (P2C) is a venture philanthropy fund created specifically to accelerate the development of cures across all inheritable blood disorders. As a flexible partner working collaboratively with other organizations, P2C makes investments in innovative therapies, and technologies, leveraging the deep resources and scientific community relationships of its parent organization, the National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF). By reinvesting proceeds from investments back into the Fund, P2C will amplify our impact by supporting the progress of promising companies and building a deep and diverse portfolio of investments that further our mission. For more information, please visit

About NHF

The National Hemophilia Foundation is dedicated to finding better treatments and cures for inheritable bleeding disorders and to preventing the complications of these disorders through education, advocacy and research. Its programs and initiatives are made possible through the generosity of individuals, corporations and foundations as well as through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For more information, please visit