Ryne DeBo, MS, PhD

Vice President of Research

Dr. Ryne DeBo was diagnosed with an immune-mediated disease over thirty years ago, and ever since then, he has dedicated his life to improving the lives of others.

In 2017, Dr. DeBo acquired his Ph.D. in Molecular Medicine and Translational Sciences from Wake Forest University. Dr. DeBo is an accomplished professional that made significant contributions during his tenure at Provention Bio and has played a vital role at several different organizations that specialize in the development of groundbreaking therapies for immune-mediated diseases. Prior to Provention Bio, Dr. DeBo served as a Scientific Research Officer at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and as a Scientist at JDRF. While at NIAID he aided in the review of a large influx of grant applications during the COVID-19 pandemic, and while at JDRF he managed several research portfolios aimed at preventing Type 1 Diabetes.

With a background in scientific research and a deep passion for improving health outcomes, Dr. DeBo has been instrumental in the development of innovative therapies for immune-mediated diseases. He has authored several publications and won the Editors’ Choice award in 2017 for his article on Radiation-Induced Heart Disease.

Having demonstrated a commitment to advancing medical science, Dr. Debo is now excited to be starting his new role as Vice President of Research at the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. In this new role, Dr. DeBo will utilize his expertise and leadership skills to drive progress in pediatric brain tumor research, raise awareness, and advocate for improved treatments and support for affected children and their families. His dedication and commitment to the field will serve as an invaluable asset in the fight against pediatric brain tumors, and he will serve tirelessly to make a difference in the lives of young patients.

Dr. DeBo lives in New Jersey. In his free time, he enjoys cycling, watching sports, working out, and spending time with his wife, son, and dogs. He lives by his motto: Every human deserves a fulfilling life; spending time in thought is critical for the generation of ideas aimed at overcoming health obstacles that all too often limit the ability of individuals to live fulfilling lives.

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