Ben Bronstein is the Vice President of Clinical Development at Stealth Peptides Incorporated, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing a novel class of mitochondria-targeted peptide therapeutics for treatment of ophthalmic and orphan diseases. In addition to his role with Stealth Peptides, Ben is a Visiting Scholar at the Wyss Institute of Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University. A board certified pathologist, Ben began his professional career on the staff of the Massachusetts General Hospital and on the faculty of Harvard Medical School. He has spent the past 25 years in entrepreneurial roles at life science firms and in venture capital. Ben has founded or held senior management positions at several venture-backed life science firms, including BioSurface Technology (regenerative medicine), Peptimmune (immunotherapeutics), Vidus Ocular (glaucoma device) and Neuron Systems (dry AMD).
Most recently Ben has served as a founder and senior vice president of Access BridgeGap Ventures, the life science investment unit of Access Industries, Inc. Ben is also a member of the Weill Cornell Medical College Faculty Industry Council and the Oversight Committee of the Coulter Translational Partnership program in Biomedical Engineering at Boston University.