Sohila Zadran, PhD

Associate Partner

Sohila Zadran, PhD is a neuroscientist who invests in biotech, healthcare and deep-tech. She completed her undergraduate studies in Molecular Cell Biology and Neurobiology at UC Berkeley, and her doctoral studies in Neuroscience and Neuroengineering. In the last five years, Sohila co-founded three biotech and digital health companies, one of which was in partnership with the California Institute of Quantitative Biology (qb3) and the Johnson and Johnson Innovation Centers (Janssen Labs).

Prior to joining GreatPoint Ventures, she worked for leading venture firms, including BCG Digital Ventures, Strawberry Creek Ventures Fund and Khosla Ventures, totalling over 50+ deals including investments in SQZ Biotech (NYSE: SQZ), Unity Biotech (NASDAQ: UBX), Center.Health, Contraline, Smart Skin Biome, Algorand,, Mahmee, (acquired 2020) and Oxygen Financial.