Alex Karnal

Board of Directors
“Healthcare initiatives for underserved communities”

Alexander Karnal is a board member of The Discovery Labs Center for Breakthrough Medicines and was most recently a Partner and Managing Director at Deerfield Management. He was responsible for portfolio decisions and allocations across the Deerfield Funds. Prior to Deerfield, Mr. Karnal worked as a member of Merrill Lynch’s Global Equity Linked Products Group and as a member of its Capital Markets team. He serves on the Boards of the New York Academy of Medicine, Biotechnology Innovation Organization, Recovery Centers of America and the Children’s Health Fund. He is a member of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s corporate development committee, focusing on student life initiatives. Mr. Karnal holds a B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and M.S. from Johns Hopkins University.