Christopher S. Henney, Ph.D., D.Sc.


Christopher S. Henney, Ph.D., D.Sc., is Vice-Chairman of the Board of Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. From 1995 to 2004, Dr. Henney served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Dendreon Corporation, a biotechnology company that he co-founded. He also co-founded and served as a director and in executive positions at both Immunex Corporation and ICOS Corporation. Dr. Henney was Chairman of the Board of Cascadian Therapeutics, Inc. from 2006 to 2018, where he also served as interim President and Chief Executive Officer for part of 2016, and served as Chairman of the Board of Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2008 to 2018. He is a 2011 inductee to The Biotechnology Hall of Fame. Dr. Henney earned his B.Sc. in medical biochemistry, his Ph.D. in experimental pathology and his D.Sc. for contributions to the field of immunology from the University of Birmingham, England. He has served on our Board since 2013.