David Mauro, M.D.


Chief Medical Officer

David Mauro, M.D. currently serves as Chief Medical Officer at Prelude Therapeutics. Dr. Mauro joined Prelude in 2019 and has over 18 years of experience in oncology clinical development. Prior to joining Prelude, he served as Chief Medical Officer at Checkmate Pharmaceuticals Inc. from 2016 until 2019. Prior to Checkmate, Dr. Mauro served as Chief Medical Officer at Advaxis, Inc. from 2014 until 2016, Executive Director at Merck from 2007-2014, and prior to that, as a Director at Bristol Myers Squibb. Dr. Mauro’s experience covers a wide span of oncology drug development including translational, early and late stage development, as well as U.S. medical affairs activities. He participated in three successful NDAs for Erbitux® (cetuximab), Sprycel® (dasatinib), and Sylatron® (peginterferon alfa-2b) as well as EGFR and KRAS companion diagnostics. Dr. Mauro received a B.S. in Biochemistry from Cornell University and an M.D. and Ph.D. from Temple University School of Medicine. He completed residency training at the NIH/NCI in Bethesda.