New leads. New hope.

Acelot is a development stage biopharmaceutical company focused on therapies for neurodegenerative disorders.

A Unified Approach

Our novel machine learning and in vitro assay platform identifies small molecules that act specifically upon toxic forms of proteins found in neurodegenerative diseases.

Our Team

Katie Planey

CEO, MBA, PhD

Leader in building data-driven biotech companies

Vidhu Mathur

Director of Research, Preclinical, PhD

Neurodegenerative preclinical research expert

Ambuj Singh

Founder, PhD

UCSB Computer Science Professor with research expertise in machine learning applied to biology and chemistry

Jacob Schwarz

VP of Research, Chemistry

Biotech leader and medicinal chemistry expert in small molecules for neurodegenerative disorders

Eric Shao

Senior Scientist I, PhD

Expert in molecular biology and tau-targeting therapies

Marcela Kokes

Senior Scientist I, PhD

Expert in cell biology and mechanistic biology

Kevin Burk

Data Scientist, MS

Software and machine learning expert