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The majority of the DAFNA Team has worked together for over a decade. We pride ourselves on Steadfast Integrity, Intellectual Excellence, Responsiveness and Reliability, and a Dedication to Constant Improvement. We value quality over quantity.

John Scola


  • Over 30 years of experience as a trader in equity securities. Over 10 years focused in the life science space.


Prior to joining the firm in 2002, Mr. John Scola was head trader for Meisenbach Capital Management, a San Diego-based hedge fund. From 1981 to 2000, Mr. Scola was head trader of Small Cap Equities for Trust Company of the West, a global money management firm headquartered in Los Angeles.


Mr. Scola earned his B.S. in Finance from California State University, Northridge in 1980.

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