James Mutamba, PhD

Dr. Mutamba is a Co-Founder of CommenSe and Senior Associate at PureTech. Prior to joining PureTech, Dr. Mutamba was a strategy consultant at ClearView Healthcare Partners and played multiple roles in research and product development at Pathogenica, Inc., a biotech startup. Dr. Mutamba completed his graduate work at MIT in the Department of Biological Engineering, focusing on the relationship between inflammation-derived reactive species and cancer.

During his graduate work, Dr. Mutamba received a Medtronic Graduate Fellowship and several Environmental Mutagen Society awards. He also completed coursework at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Dr. Mutamba received his B.S. in Biochemistry from UNCG, and his Ph.D. from MIT.