Saira Ramasastry

Saira Ramasastry. Saira Ramasastry is a seasoned biopharmaceutical advisor with over 15 years of experience. She serves as a Senior Advisor to Synapse. Saira founded Life Sciences Advisory, LLC a firm focused on innovative public-private collaborations for the biopharmaceutical industry.
Saira also serves on the Industry Advisory Board of the Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, the Board of the American Liver Foundation, an Advisor for the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) and was recently appointed as a Special Advisor for the G8 Dementia Summit and innovation initiatives. She also serves on several public boards including Sangamo Biosciences, Pain Therapeutics and Repros Therapeutics.
She has a B.A. in Economics with Honors and Distinction from Stanford University where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa, and advanced degrees in Management Science & Engineering and Management Studies from Stanford University and the University of Cambridge. She is a lecturer for the Bioscience Enterprise Program and serves on the Advisory Council for the University of Cambridge Judge Business School.