Saira Ramasastry, Managing Partner of Life Sciences Advisory LLC, is a seasoned industry insider with over 15 years of transaction and advisory experience. Prior to LSA, Saira helped establish the leading life sciences franchise on Wall Street at Merrill Lynch and was responsible for biotechnology coverage for over a decade. She serves on the Industry Advisory Board of the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, the Board of the American Liver Foundation, 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. Saira was named to the 2011 Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal’s “40 under 40” list.