Leadership Team
Rob Monroe, MD, PhD

Chief Medical Officer

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Rob Monroe, MD, PhD

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Rob Monroe brings to ACD a record of success providing medical leadership for both venture-backed and public companies in the clinical diagnostics industry. Most recently, he served as Medical Director and Vice President of Laboratory Operations for Veracyte (VCYT), a diagnostics company focused on molecular cytology, where he led the company’s CLIA laboratories, including oversight of the highly successful Afirma® Thyroid FNA Analysis and recent launch of the Percepta Bronchial Genomic Classifer. Prior to Veracyte, Dr. Monroe served as Chief Medical Officer of BioImagene (acquired by Ventana, a member of the Roche Group, in 2010), a leading provider of imaging solutions for anatomic pathology and clinical diagnostics where he headed the company’s efforts to develop software applications for pathologists, including multiple FDA-cleared algorithms for immunohistochemistry analysis. Dr. Monroe was also Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of OncoMDx, a Palo Alto-based molecular diagnostics laboratory later acquired by CORE Diagnostics to support expansion of next generation diagnostics in India.  Prior to joining BioImagene, Dr. Monroe served as a Medical Director for Central Coast Pathology where he led cytopathology and molecular pathology programs.  Dr. Monroe is board certified in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology, and cytopathology.  He holds MD and PhD degrees from Harvard Medical School and completed his pathology training at Stanford and UCLA.

Christopher Bunker, PhD, MBA

VP, Business Development

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Christopher Bunker, PhD, MBA

VP, Business Development

Dr. Bunker brings ten years of experience in business development with pharmaceutical/biotechnology organizations. Prior to joining ACD, Dr. Bunker was Director of Business Development at Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. (CST), where he helped build the company from its initial spin-out to a $100M business. Before CST, Dr. Bunker pursued cancer research at Genome Therapeutics Corp. Dr. Bunker received a Ph.D in Biological Chemistry from Harvard University and a M.B.A. from the executive program of Boston University. He received post-doctoral training in cancer molecular biology at University of California, San Francisco.

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