Our Mission

Our mission at jCyte is to preserve and restore vision in patients with retinitis pigmentosa and other degenerative retinal disorders.


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Shannon Blalock

Chief Executive Officer

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Henry J. Klassen, MD, PhD

President & Co-founder

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Jing Yang, MD, PhD​

Chief Scientific Officer & Co-Founder

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Adam Walsh, M.D.

Chief Financial Officer

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Adrian Morris, MS

Chief Development Officer

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Samir H. Mody, PharmD, MBA

Chief Commercial Officer

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John Sholar, JD

General Counsel

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Terry O’Neal

Chief Administrative Officer

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Joel Centeno

Senior Vice President Manufacturing, Quality and Supply Chain

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Rob Beathard, CPA

Senior Vice President of Corporate Development

Scientific Advisory Board