Jan D. Hirsch

Founding Dean, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences · UC Irvine

Jan Hirsch's research interests are focused in the areas of pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research.

Comprehensive Medication Management (CMM) Medication Therapy Management Clinical Pharmacy Pharmacoeconomics Drug Development

B. Frank Gupton, Ph.D.

Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr. Chair in Pharmaceutical Engineering; Chair, Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Gupton's research is focused on the development of new technologies that will streamline organic synthesis

Cross-Coupling Catalysis Flow Chemistry / Continual Chemical Processing Organic Synthesis in Pharmaceutical Applications

Thomas D. Roper, Ph.D.

Director, Pharmaceutical Engineering and Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Roper specializes in efforts to bring engineering and science closer to patients who utilize medicines via novel technologies.

Metabolic Engineering and Biocatalysis 3D Printing of Dose Forms Long Acting Therapy Development Nanomaterials and Particle Sciences Continuous Chemical Reaction Engineering

Bin Chen

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Human Development · Michigan State University

Dr. Chen is the founding member of DahShu, a non-profit organization to promote research and education in data sciences.

Cancer Therapy Drug Repositioning Translational Bioinformatics AI Big Data

Dr Afzal-Ur-Rahman Mohammed

Professor, Pharmacy · Aston University

Dr Mohammed's research interests include formulation development and optimization of orally disintegrating tablets.

Dry Particle Coating Technology Tablets Pharmacy Pharmaceuticals Stability Testing

Wujie Zhang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Wujie Zhang is an expert in biomaterials, tissue engineering, stem cell-based medicine, micro/nanotechnology, and drug delivery.

Biomaterials Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering Micro/Nano-technology Drug Delivery Stem Cell Research

Karl Peace

Professor, Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Cancer Scholar, Jiann-Ping College of Public Health · Georgia Southern University

Karl Peace researches biostatistics, clinical trials and drug research and development.

Clinical Trials Pharmaceutical Research Health & Disease Health Sciences Biostatistics

Reinhard Laubenbacher

Professor · University of Florida

Reinhard Laubenbacher's research is in computational and mathematical systems biology, with applications to human health.

Systems Biology Data Science Systems Medicine Mathematical and Computational Modeling Computational Immunology

Melina Kibbe

Colin G. Thomas, Jr., MD Distinguished Professor · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Kibbe’s expertise is in open and endovascular surgery and in novel therapies to treat cardiovascular disease

Mentorship and Career Development Gender Inclusion Sex Bias Biomedical Engineering Nanotechnology

Bijan Zakeri

Global Technical Marketing Manager · BASF

Bijan Zakeri is a pharmaceutical industry professional with a strong business acumen, scientific expertise and technical marketing.

Drug Discovery Pharmaceutical Industry Biochemistry Protein Chemistry Biotechnology

Ramani Varanasi

President and CEO · X-Biotix Therapeutics

Ramani Varanasi is a biopharmaceutical expert with experience structuring, negotiating and executing successful strategic alliances.

Clinical Trials Molecular Biology Oncology Pharmaceutical Industry Biotechnology

Adam Buckley

Vice President, Operations · VBI Vaccines

Adam Buckley is an expert in the biotechnology industry, specializing in the areas vaccines, technology transfer and drug development.

Lifesciences Drug Development Vaccines Biotechnology Technology Transfer

Riccardo Panicucci

Senior VP CMC · QED Therapeutics and Origin Biosciences

Riccardo Panicucci is an expert in the pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology, clinical development, and biopharmaceuticals.

Technology Transfer Biotechnology Clinical Development Drug Discovery Drug Development

Karla MacDonald

Vice President, Communication and Patient Advocacy · Ipsen

Karla MacDonald is an expert in strategy, leading communications and building talent for companies ranging from biotechs to large pharma.

Corporate Communications Pharmaceutical Industry Strategic Communications Patient Advocacy Drug Development

Paul Jansen

Consultant, Board Member and Advisor · Haselmeier Group

Paul Jansen is an experienced pharmaceutical industry professional with expertise in drug and biologics device development.

Biotechnology Pharmaceutical Industry Drug Development Biologics Device Development Product Launch

Edie Dullaghan

Head, Target Validation · Centre for Drug Research and Development

Striving for excellence through mentoring people and by fostering creative/critical thinking,

Drug Development Infectious Disease Biology Molecular Genetics of Gene Expression Immunohistochemistry Antibiotic development

Thomas George

M.D./Professor · University of Florida

Dr. Thomas George is a medical oncologist and clinical investigator focusing on gastrointestinal malignancies and new cancer treatments.

HeforShe Gastrointestinal Cancer Immunotherapy Clinical Trials Cancer Therapy

Gerry Brunk

Managing Director · Lumira Ventures

Gerry Brunk is a venture capital investor with expertise in biotechnology, medical devices, start-ups and corporate strategy.

Business Strategy Medical Devices Pharmaceutical Industry Drug Development Commercialization

Mark Namchuk

Executive Director Therapeutics Translation · Harvard Medical School

Mark Namchuk works with scientists to identify and insights into clinical therapies, advancing scientific discoveries.

Clinical Trials Pharamcology Drug Discovery Drug Development Biotechnology

Michael H. Peters, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Peters conducts experimental and theoretical research in the field of protein engineering.

Peptidyl-Biomimetics Inhibitors for Breast Cancer Targets OpenContact: A Simple Static Protein-Protein Mapping Algorithm Extended Liouville Equation for Open Systems Neuronal Stem Cell Delivery Systems Protein Engineering