Threshold Pharmaceuticals

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Harold E. "Barry" Selick, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer

Harold E. "Barry" Selick, Ph.D. joined Threshold as Chief Executive Officer in May 2003. Since June 2002, Dr. Selick has been a Venture Partner of Sofinnova Ventures, Inc., a venture capital firm. From January 1999 to April 2002, he was Chief Executive Officer of Camitro Corporation, a biotechnology company. From 1992 to 1999, he was at Affymax Research Institute, the drug discovery technology development center for Glaxo Wellcome plc, most recently as Vice President of Research. Prior to working at Affymax he held scientific positions at Protein Design Labs, Inc. and Anergen, Inc.. As a staff scientist at Protein Design Labs, he co-invented the technology underlying the creation of fully humanized antibody therapeutics and applied that to PDL''s first product, Zenapax, which was developed and commercialized by Roche for treating kidney transplant rejection. Dr. Selick also serves on the Board of Directors of DiObex, Inc. and Catalyst Biosciences. Dr. Selick received his B.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and was a Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Cancer Fund Fellow and an American Cancer Society Senior Fellow at the University of California, San Francisco.