Aprile L. Pilon, Ph.D. – Founder, President & CEO

Dr. Pilon is a multi-functional executive with 25 years of broad-based entrepreneurial experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, including project management, fundraising, team building, corporate governance, licensing and IP strategy, regulatory submissions, directing R&D, clinical trial management, and business development. She is also an accomplished scientist, an inventor on over 30 issued patents and several pending patents, and principal investigator on several USG grants. Dr. Pilon is Trove’s founder and also a member of the Company’s board of directors.

Dr. Pilon holds a B.A. in Physics from Wheaton College and a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cell Biology from the Pennsylvania State University. She trained as a post-doctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health before joining the biotech industry in 1992.

  • Trove Therapeutics
  • Therabron Therapeutics
  • Claragen
  • National Institutes of Health
  • Mass General Hospital

Business Advisors and Mentors

  • Lisa Beth Ferstenberg, MD
  • Neal Koller
  • Tom Thomson
  • Vic Schmitt

Board of Directors

  • Christine D. Copple, Ph.D.
  • Jack E. Doty