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Our Team

 

Management

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Dr. David Stover

Founder and CEO

Dr. Stover has over 25 years of experience in both small molecule and biologics drug discovery and development at Agensys/Astellas, Novartis, MDS Proteomics, Kinetix Pharmaceuticals, and Ciba-Geigy.

Dr. Stover is an accomplished drug developer having been directly involved in 15 INDs, 8 of which reached clinical Proof of Concept so far. He earned his Ph.D. in Biochemistry at the University of Washington and holds a B.S. in Zoology from Duke University.

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Dr. Sherie Morrison

Senior Scientific Advisor

Distinguished UCLA Professor with over 30 patents for antibody engineering inventions. (Co-founder/President Qwixel Therapeutics)

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Scott Ayers

VP of Operations

Scott has over 25 years of experience in various leadership roles in Quality, Operations and Technology.  He has worked in all phases of the product lifecycle from discovery through commercialization at organizations including Amgen, Sanofi, J&J, Merck and most recently served as Senior Director, Head of Quality, at Agensys/Astellas.  His experience spans small molecules, biologics, vaccines, and medical devices.  Scott earned his B.A. and M.S. in Statistics at the University of Tennessee.

 

Board Members

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Dr. David Stover

Dr. Stover has over 25 years of experience in both small molecule and biologics drug discovery and development at Agensys/Astellas, Novartis, MDS Proteomics, Kinetix Pharmaceuticals, and Ciba-Geigy.

Dr. Stover is an accomplished drug developer having been directly involved in 15 INDs, 8 of which reached clinical Proof of Concept so far. He earned his Ph.D. in Biochemistry at the University of Washington and holds a B.S. in Zoology from Duke University.

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Donald B. Rice, Ph.D.

Co-founder, president & CEO of Agensys, Inc,  cancer biotech, sold to Astellas Pharma; Chair of Board of Scios, Inc., cardio biotech, sold to Johnson & Johnson.

Retired director of Chevron, Wells Fargo, Amgen, and Vulcan Materials.

Former President & COO, Teledyne, Inc.; Secretary of the U. S. Air Force; President & CEO, The RAND Corporation.

PhD, Economics & MS, Industrial Management, Purdue University; BS Chem Engr, University of Notre Dame.

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George Ayoub

Extensive executive leadership experience. (Co-founder/CEO of One Lambda and Qwixel Therapeutics)