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Disability Matters

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October 19th 2021: National Disability Rights Leader, Jonathan Young

Joyce welcomes National Disability Rights Leader and the originator of Disability Mentoring Day, Jonathan Young to the show. Jonathan served at the White House during the Clinton administration as the Disability Liaison to the President. Currently, Jonathan is the Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder of Akero Therapeutics in South San Francisco. Akero Therapeutics is a clinical-stage cardio-metabolic company developing transformational treatments for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a disease without any approved therapies. Mr. Young will discuss the groundbreaking research that is

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Jonathan Young

Jonathan Young is Executive Vice President and COO of Akero Therapeutics, a company he co-founded to advance promising new therapeutics to treat metabolic disease. Jonathan joined Apple Tree Partners as a Venture Partner in 2016, and has more than 15 years of experience in drug development, biotech law, and public policy. Prior to joining ATP, Jonathan served as General Counsel and Vice President of Policy/Advocacy at Braeburn Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an ATP portfolio company. He previously worked as Partner and General Counsel of FoxKiser, a Washington, D.C. law firm specializing in regulatory approval and life cycle management for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Jonathan was appo
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1315/disability-matters 27/11/2021 02:00 27/11/2021 03:00 Disability Matters https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1315/disability-matters Joyce welcomes National Disability Rights Leader and the originator of Disability Mentoring Day, Jonathan Young to the show. Jonathan served at the White House during the Clinton administration as the Disability Liaison to the President. Currently, Jonathan is the Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder of Akero Therapeutics in South San Francisco. Akero Therapeutics is a clinical-stage cardio-metabolic company developing transformational treatments for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a disease without any approved therapies. Mr. Young will discuss the groundbreaking research that is being done at the company to treat this disease and share his advocacy work on behalf of people with disabilities prior to joining the company and his commitment to same in his current role. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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