SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LifeMap Solutions, a subsidiary of BioTime, Inc., today announced the appointment of Robert W. Peabody as Chief Financial Officer. LifeMap is a technology pioneer, and an emerging provider of digital mobile health products, including ResearchKit and HealthKit apps, in collaboration with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Mr. Peabody brings over 30 years of early stage company experience to LifeMap Solutions.
“Bob’s proven leadership and financial skills would enhance any company, and his deep knowledge of our company’s vision and opportunities makes him even more valuable to us,” said Corey Bridges, LifeMap Solutions CEO. “His background at Ernst & Young and his early-stage company experience will act as a significant accelerant as we grow our business.”
Since 2007, Peabody has helped LifeMap Solutions’ parent company, BioTime, Inc., acquire and develop a diverse portfolio of companies in the fields of regenerative medicine, diagnostics, and internet based genetic research. “Bob has a substantial track record and has played an instrumental role in developing past early-stage companies, having participated in the founding of Geron Corporation, Ocata Therapeutics, Inc. and Asterias Therapeutics, Inc.,” said Michael D. West, Ph.D., co-CEO of BioTime. “In this new role, Bob is expected to help guide LifeMap Solutions through its critical early stage, capitalizing on the great momentum that the company is currently enjoying.”
About LifeMap Solutions, Inc.
LifeMap Solutions is developing innovative digital health products in partnership with the Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology, which is located within the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. LifeMap digital therapeutic solutions integrate health and wellness information with care team guidance into a secure mHealth platform that empowers patients to make better choices to achieve optimal health outcomes. LifeMap Solutions is a subsidiary of BioTime, Inc. LifeMap Solutions is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, please visit www.lifemap-solutions.com.