Vaughn Smider,
MD, PhD

Vaughn Smider, MD, PhD is the founder and President of the Applied Biomedical Science Institute (ABS) and is an adjunct Professor at the Scripps Research Institute. Dr. Smider has multiple publications in antibody molecular biology, genetics, and structure, as well as in DNA repair and cancer biology. In these fields he also developed several groundbreaking technologies and was a founder and CSO of Fabrus, Taurus Biosciences (now part of Ligand’s spin-out company, OmniAb Inc. (NASDAQ: OABI), and ABS Institute spin-out companies Minotaur Therapeutics and Enkefalos Biosciences and serves as an advisor to several biotechnology companies.

The Company previously announced sufficient funding to extend its cash runway into early 2025 for a phase 2 clinical readout of its lead program, TH104. Tharimmune plans to advance both its clinical and non-clinical programs and will announce an R&D update in 2024.