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Chicago Pacific Founders’ Co-Founder and Managing Partner Vance Vanier, M.D. has made a career of leadership in the healthcare field. In addition to his work at CPF, a healthcare investment fund, Vance is also a practicing physician. Before CPF, Vance served as President of Verinata Health, whose non-invasive blood test for pregnant patients was revolutionary (acquired by Illumina, ILMN). Previous to Verinata, Vance served as the CEO of Navigenics, a preventative genomics company backed by Kleiner Perkins (acquired by Life Technologies, LIFE). Vance received his M.D. from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and earned an M.B.A from Stanford University, where he presently serves on the clinical faculty of Stanford Medical Center. Vance is a 2011 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.