Healthcare >> Analyst Interviews >> March 22, 2019

Clinical Data and M&A Serve as Catalysts in 2019

Roy, Soumit
Soumit Roy, Ph.D., is Vice President, Healthcare Analyst of Jones Trading Institutional Services LLC. Dr. Roy is responsible for research coverage on biotechnology companies within the healthcare sector for Jones Trading. Prior to joining Jones Trading in 2018, Dr. Roy was a senior research associate at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, covering small- and mid-cap biotechnology companies with innovative technologies, notably T-cell therapy, targeted medicines, gene editing and next-generation immuno-oncology. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, in the Clinical Immunology Department, and his research was focused on understanding and discovering novel agents to improve vaccines. He earned his Ph.D. from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, where he helped to develop a novel drug candidate that targets the powerhouse of cancer cells to stop cancerous growth. He holds two master’s degrees, in developmental biology and biochemistry, and has published in the highest-rated scientific journals. Profile
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TWST: If you could, just start out by telling the readers what your coverage universe is.

Dr. Roy: The focus of my coverage is disruptive