Transforming your Health Data into Health Breakthroughs

LunaDNA is a community-owned platform for health research. Anyone can join the community, share their health data, and receive ownership shares in the organization.

About LunaDNA

LunaDNA was created by the Public Benefit Corporation, LunaPBC, a team of passionate genomics and technology veterans. LunaPBC is responsible for managing the LunaDNA platform including developing research projects with non-profits and for-profits to drive medical discoveries with the health data on the platform.

 

Our Passion

The LunaPBC team holds integrity, honesty, and transparency as top values. We are passionate about science, technology, and the promise they hold for medicine.

Purpose Driven

Inspired by life experiences to improve health and quality of life for everyone

People First

Sharing a deep-rooted desire to solve important problems for the greater good of humanity

High Integrity

Creating an opportunity for all stakeholders by establishing a community based on understanding, authenticity, honesty, and transparency

Inclusive Innovation

Making a people-centered platform that reflects the diversity seen all over the world

Dawn Barry

I co-founded LunaDNA because of my strong belief that health data sharing and community ownership are the new philanthropy. People should have control over how their data is used and should be rewarded as well.

Dawn Barry

President & Founder

Dawn Barry

We saw a need to break health data out of silos, get it together responsibly and transparently while protecting privacy for research and medical discoveries, and reward the members whose data helped make it all possible.

Bob Kain

Chief Executive Officer & Founder

Our Team

Passionate about improving health and well-being, we believe the LunaDNA platform will unite a community towards this same goal.

David Lewis

David Lewis

Chief Financial Officer & Co-Founder

Scott Kahn, Ph.D

Scott Kahn, Ph.D

Chief Information Officer

Kirby Bloom

Kirby Bloom

Chief Architect

Deborah Thompson

Debora Thompson

VP of Strategy & Operations

Aaron Mendes

Aaron Mendes

VP of Marketing

Bojil Velinov

Bojil Velinov

Head of Dev Ops & Automation

LunaPBC Advisors

Representing seasoned healthcare and patient advocates, data scientists, and consumer engagement leaders, our advisory board exemplifies the expertise needed to help build a member-centric, future-focused Public Benefit Corporation.

Michael Witz

Michael Witz

Co-Founder Lunadna, Co-Founder Redemption Games, Blockchain Investor & Y Combinator Alumni

Dan Lin

Dan Lin

Co-Founder Lunadna, CTO & Co-Founder of Redemption Games, Blockchain Developer & Y Combinator Alumni

Sharon Terry

Sharon Terry

Advisor, CEO at Genetic Alliance, Chair of the Coalition for Genetic Fairness

Ed Yu

Ed Yu

Advisor, Chairman of Vascular Cures, Former partner at PwC Strategy & Healthcare

Ashley Van Zeeland, Ph.D

Ashley Van Zeeland, Ph.D

Advisor, VP, Product Development Business Operations & Systems Integration at Illumina, Former CTO at Human Longevity, Former Co-Founder Cypher Genomics

Carlos Bustamante, Ph.D

Carlos Bustamante, Ph.D

Advisor, Professor of Biomedical Data Science and Genetics at Stanford University

Aristides A.N. Patrinos, Ph.D

Aristides A.N. Patrinos, Ph.D

Advisor, Former President Synthetic Genomics, Lead at Human Genome Project

David Barker, Ph.D

David Barker, Ph.D

Advisor, Former Chief Scientific Officer of Illumina

Alex Casdin

Alex Casdin

Advisor, Founder & CEO of Reneo Capital healthcare fund, former VP Amylin Pharmaceuticals

Francisco Garcia, Ph.D

Francisco Garcia, Ph.D

Advisor, VP Software Engineering at Illumina

LunaPBC Investors

LunaPBC, the company that manages LunaDNA, is funded by top biotech and technology financial institutions that backed LunaPBC for its scalable and innovative approach to accelerating medical discoveries.

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"LunaDNA will accelerate important medical discoveries by putting individuals at the center of a cooperative effort to aggregate and organize a community-owned repository of longitudinal health data."

Nick Naclerio, Managing Director, Illumina Ventures
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"LunaDNA’s novel approach to transparency, rewards, and focus on discovery for the greater good will drive community participation and improved medical research."

Robert Nelsen, Managing Partner, Arch Venture Partners
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"LunaDNA combines all the essential components—deep expertise in genomics and big data, a people-centric model, and an inherent appreciation for the power of technology evolution that will turbo charge research and accelerate the application of genomics to improve the human condition."

Darvid R. Walt, Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School

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