George Naumov, PhD

Dr. George Naumov is the COO and CBO at RS Oncology. Dr. Naumov has over 20 years of consulting experience working with life sciences startups as well as top pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.  In that capacity, he was involved with the development and approval of new treatments for multiple myeloma and for ovarian cancer during the course of his dedicated work at two biotech companies prior to his joining RS Oncology. He also served as a Senior Research Biologist in Oncology at Merck & Co, was a scout for Merck Venture Fund and served as an Oncology franchise representative on the “Novel technologies in licensing committee” for the company. He is widely published in the field of oncology. During his career, Dr. Naumov has built a scientific and business brand of collaboration and innovation, both in academic and commercial settings.  Dr. Naumov holds a BSci in biochemistry from Queen’s University at Kingston and a PhD in Medical Biophysics from the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He ran a laboratory under Dr. Judah Folkman at Harvard Medical School and Children’s Hospital Boston.