Jefte Drijvers, M.D., Ph.D.
At Third Rock, Jefte focuses on the creation of new companies seeking to apply scientific advances to unmet clinical needs. He enjoys how this allows him to bring together his backgrounds in biomedical science and clinical medicine. He previously received his M.D. from Radboud University in the Netherlands and his Ph.D. in Immunology from Harvard University, where he studied the metabolic regulation of T cells in cancer. Jefte is very impressed by the determination and enthusiasm with which his colleagues at Third Rock take on bold scientific and therapeutic challenges with transformative potential.