Ellen Hukkelhoven

Board observer

Ellen Hukkelhoven joined Perceptive in 2013 and is a Managing Director on the investment team. At Perceptive, she focuses on public and private development stage therapeutic companies. Ellen serves on the boards of MeiraGTx, Freenome, Kindbody and Partner Therapeutics. She is also a member of the Board of Overseers of the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health. Prior to Perceptive, Ellen received her PhD in Cancer Biology from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. During her tenure at MSKCC, she founded and built the life sciences division of InSITE, a top graduate fellowship program that helps early stage companies with their most pressing needs.

Ellen graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University with degrees in molecular biology and finance.​