Current investments include Annum Health, Cidara (CDTX), Dauntless Pharmaceuticals, Eiger Biopharmaceuticals, Lycera Inc., Ocera (OCRX), Paratek (PRTK), Tizona Therapeutics and WellTok. She serves on the boards of Annum, Dauntless, Eiger, Lycera, Ocera, Tizona, and WellTok.
Previous investments include Labrys Biologics (acquired by Teva), Alt12 (acquired by Honest Company), Trius Therapeutics (TSRX; acquired by Cubist), CNS Therapeutics (acquired by Covidien), NovaCardia (acquired by Merck), and Aspreva (ASPV; acquired by Galenica).
Prior to Canaan, Nina was a General Partner at InterWest Partners where she had been investing in healthcare start-ups since 2002. Before InterWest, she was an investment manager at Bay City Capital, a life sciences merchant bank, and a research associate at Oracle Partners, a health care-focused hedge fund. Nina began her career conducting health policy and survey research with the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Nina was born in Scandinavia and grew-up in the Northeast. Nina received a B.A. in human biology from Stanford University (1997). She makes her home in the Bay Area.
She serves on board of Essential Access Health and the California Leadership Council for the Nature Conservancy.