Rusty Montgomery, PhD
VP of Biology
Rusty leads novel target discovery efforts for BIOAGE’s pipeline of therapies that target aging. Rusty brings over 12 years of experience in target discovery efforts across myriad therapeutic areas. Prior to joining BIOAGE, Rusty was the Director of Research at miRagen Therapeutics leading preclinical efforts and alliance management in cardiovascular and fibrotic diseases. He has 25 publications and 9 patents covering RNA and epigenetic modifiers as therapeutics across cardiovascular, fibrosis, and neurological diseases. Rusty received his B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of Oklahoma and his Ph.D. and postdoctoral training in Genetics from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center with Eric Olson.