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Fady I. Malik, M.D., Ph.D.

EVP, Research and Development

Fady has been with Cytokinetics since our inception in 1998, serving in a variety of positions focused on building our cardiovascular and skeletal muscle programs from their conception, playing a key role in the preclinical and clinical progress of these programs. He is currently our Executive Vice President of Research and Development.

Since 2000, Fady has held an appointment in the Cardiology Division of the University of California, San Francisco, where he is currently a Clinical Professor. He was also a practicing Interventional Cardiologist at the San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center for over 18 years.

Dr. Malik received a B.S. from the University of California, Berkeley and his Ph.D. and M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco.

Fady is a native San Franciscan who enjoys travel, outdoor sports such as running and skiing, and spending time with his wife and three kids.

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