Jay Skyler, MD


Dr. Jay S. Skyler, M.D., MACP, FRCP joined the Board in May 2024. He is a Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics and Psychology and Deputy Director of the Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami in Florida, where he has been employed since 1976. Dr. Skyler has also served as Study Chairman for the National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases Type 1 Diabetes clinical trials network. He was previously the President of the American Diabetes Association and Vice-President of the International Diabetes Federation. Dr. Skyler served as a director of Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, until its acquisition by Bristol-Myers Squibb Company in August 2012, and served as a director of MiniMed, Inc., a medical device company, until its acquisition by Medtronic plc. in 2001. From 2002 to 2023, Dr. Skyler served on the board of directors of DexCom, Inc. (NASDAQ: DXCM), a publicly traded medical device company. Dr. Skyler has served on the board of directors of Applied Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: APLT), a publicly-traded clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, since April 2019. Dr. Skyler received his B.S. from The Pennsylvania State University, and his M.D. from Jefferson Medical College. We believe that Dr. Skyler’s extensive expertise in the life sciences industry and his experience serving on the board of directors of other public companies qualifies him to serve on our Board.