People & Culture

Nancy Simonian: From a child helping her father in the OR, to becoming founding CEO of Syros

July 20, 2021

With both parents in the medical field, it’s no wonder Syros CEO Nancy Simonian followed in their footsteps and became a clinician. Her path since then has been more of a winding road. Nancy spoke with Brady Huggett, journalist and host of Nature Biotech’s First Rounders podcast, to share her fascinating personal story – from growing up in the suburbs of Chicago, to working in neurology, to becoming the CEO of Syros, a company redefining the power of small molecules to control the expression of genes.