Daniel
Wagner
Senior Managing Director, Investments

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Dan is responsible for evaluating investment opportunities, structuring new investments and monitoring portfolio companies at CI. Dan is involved with numerous boards, as both a member and an observer, and has assisted with CI’s investments in AxioMx, Affinimark Technologies, CyVek, Cara Therapeutics, HistoRx, Melinta Therapeutics (formerly Rib-X Pharmaceuticals), RemoteReality and Biohaven Pharmaceuticals.

Dan contributes to CI’s expertise in biotech with more than 10 years in the industry. He was previously employed by successful former CI portfolio company CuraGen Corporation. While at CuraGen, Dan held a variety of scientific and operational management positions in research and development, technology assessment and implementation of next-generation scientific technologies that supported CuraGen’s growth from a genomic and proteomic platform company into a biopharmaceutical firm dedicated to advancing its protein, antibody and small-molecule therapeutics.

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education
  • B.S., Biology, University of Dayton
  • M.H.S., Biomedical Sciences, Quinnipiac University
  • M.B.A., Finance, Quinnipiac University
interesting facts
  • Favorite place: Water (beach/pool)
  • Favorite pastime: Spending time with family