G. Sridhar Prasad, Ph.D.
FOUNDER, PLEX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
CHIEF SCIENTIFIC OFFICER - COLLIDION AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES
Team member – Syrrx-Takeda’s first FDA approved drug (Nesina®) - $270M acquisition
Crystallography leader for MK-4965 (HIV AIDS) and Nesina®
PI multiple NIH SBIR grants and two MJFF TDI grants
Raised ~$4.7M as cofounder of CalAsia (~$3.9M in non-dilutive funding)
Review member NIH SBIR “Non-HIV Anti-Infective Therapeutics” Special Emphasis Panel
Ph.D. - Indian Institute of Science and Post-doctoral training - University of Minnesota and The Scripps Research Institute
Assistant Professor: The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA
Editorial Board Member: Organic & Medicinal Chemistry International Journal and Chemical Sciences Journal, Omics Publications
Kiran Bijlani, Ph.D.
DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT - SPECTRUM ANTIMICROBIALS, INC.
A decade of extensive background in microbiology, nanotoxicology and pharmacology
Served as Associate Director of Cell and Microbiology at a Contract Research organization where she supported the direction of Cell and Microbiology Department
Has managed numerous projects for the development of novel antimicrobial agents and the development and implementation of cell-and tissue-based cytotoxicity testing
Ex-faculty member in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at St. John’s University where she taught graduate and undergraduate courses in clinical immunology, human anatomy and physiology
Holds both a Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in pharmacology and toxicology from St. John’s University, New York City, NY
Holds a Bachelor’s degree in pharmaceutical sciences from Principal K.M. Kundnani College of Pharmacy, Mumbai, India
Santosh C. Sinha, PH.D., Patent Agent
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, CHEMISTRY - PLEX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Dr. Sinha is a medicinal chemist with more than 23 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry and academic labs and holds 54 patents and 13 publications
Extensive experience in the planning and implementation of drug discovery programs from early identification to lead development and candidate nomination
Served multiple positions at Allergan from Scientist to Research Investigator in the medicinal chemistry department, where he led and managed multiple projects targeting a variety of diseases
Dr. Sinha is an USPTO registered patent agent with broad experience in preparing patent applications and has law firm experience assisting clients with a variety of patent prosecution matters in the life sciences and technology fields
Ph.D. - Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel/The Scripps Research Institute (La Jolla, USA)
More than 25 years of experience in start-ups, technology development and acquisition
Experience in mechanical and electrical engineering, software development and automation systems
Experience in management and implementation of ISO and European standards in large-scale production facilities to improve compliance, as well as production outputs and margins
Founded 4 successful companies