Christopher J. Barnum
Director of Neuroscience
Dr. Barnum is the Director of Neuroscience at INmune Bio, Inc. Dr. Barnum is a neuroimmunologist with broad expertise across neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases holding multiple positions in academia and industry, including Emory University, FPRT Bio., SonosBio, and most recently Takeda Pharmaceuticals. His focus has been on translating inflammatory therapies into clinical treatments for neurologic diseases using a biomarker-directed approach. Dr. Barnum has been working with XPro1595 for more than a decade, first at Emory University with Dr. Malú Tansey and subsequently as a consultant for FPRT Bio., Inc. and INmune Bio, before joining INmune Bio full time in 2018. Dr. Barnum’s research has been supported by NIH, The Michael J Fox Foundation, and the Alzheimer’s Association. He received his PhD in Neuroscience from Binghamton University.