Arthur Sands

President & CEO,
Nurix Therapeutics, Inc.

Arthur T. Sands, M.D., Ph.D., has served as president of Nurix since June 2020, and as chief executive officer and a member of the company’s board of directors since September 2014. Prior to joining Nurix, Dr. Sands was the co-founder and served as president, chief executive officer, and as a member of the board of directors of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on target validation and pharmaceutical development, from 1995 to July 2014. Before founding Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Dr. Sands served as an American Cancer Society postdoctoral fellow in the department of human and molecular genetics at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Sands holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from Yale University and an M.D. and a Ph.D. in cell biology from Baylor College of Medicine.