Felix Kim, PhD

Dr. Kim is Co-founder, Head of Sigma1 Program, and Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of Context Therapeutics. In addition, Felix currently serves as a Member of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University, Assistant Professor at Drexel University, and Secretary/Treasurer of the Translational and Clinical Pharmacology division of the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET). He is an expert in the pharmacology and biology of Sigma1 in cancer and in Sigma1 drug discovery. He has produced novel technologies and small molecule compounds used by scientists around the world to elucidate the role of Sigma1 in disease. He holds a BS in Biochemistry & Cell Biology from the University of California at San Diego, a PhD in Biochemistry from the Université de Montpellier (France) for work performed at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, and performed a post-doctoral fellowship in the Molecular Pharmacology & Chemistry Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.