Seasoned biotech technical and business executive and board certified Medical Geneticist (Molecular and Biochemical Genetics) who has pioneered the responsible application of genetics to clinical medicine and drug development research over a 16 year career. Areas of expertise are:
- DNA testing
- Molecular biology
- Gene therapy
- Venture Capital
- Expert Witness
1995 - Present Consultant
- Deliver consulting services to venture capital investors, CEOs of new technology companies, senior business development executives of biotechnology, diagnostics, genomics, pharmacogenomics and bioinformatics companies and biomedical universities. Strategic planning, business planning, recruiting, technology transfer, market assessment, technology assessment. Also strategic advice and expert opinion in patent litigation.
1994 - 1995 Chief Scientific Officer, Genovo, Inc. Philadelphia, PA
- Created technology, operational and business plan for start up company. Development of strategic plan for IP development and in licensing of additional technologies.
1987 - 1994 Integrated Genetics, Inc. (now Genzyme Genetics) Director, DNA Diagnostics and Technology Development
- Led the development of full suite of novel molecular genetics diagnostics tests that became the backbone of a full service clinical lab in 4 years. Senior management experience in acquisition of 3 commercial operations within 2 years National leader in the quality controls for molecular genetics testing in US. National leader in ethical grounding for genetic testing in the US
Honors & Publications
- 12 Peer Reviewed Papers
- Many published articles
- ABMG Certified in Molecular, Clinical and Biochemical Genetics