The Column Group announced the recruitment of Dr. Eric Olson to the firm’s renowned group of Science Partners. Dr. Olson is the founding Chair of the Department of Molecular Biology at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He also founded the Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine at UT Southwestern, which is advancing new strategies for organ regeneration. In addition, Dr. Olson directs the Wellstone Clinical Research Center for Muscular Dystrophy Research at UT Southwestern. Dr. Olson has co-founded multiple biotechnology companies to design new therapies for heart muscle disease, including Exonics Therapeutics.