Who We Are


David Leach

Chief Executive Officer

David Leach, MBA

Former Merck executive with 26 years in the life sciences. Biotech leader with expertise in commercialization and cross functional management.

Thais Sielecki


Thais Sielecki, PhD

Drug and device development expert with over 30 years of pharmaceutical and biotech experience. Expertise in research & development, regulatory, manufacturing and Intellectual Property.

Neha Saxena


Neha Saxena, PhD

Engineer and nanomaterials expert with experience in implantable medical devices and pharmaceutical products. She has a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering and a B.S. in biomedical engineering.

Shampa Chatterjee


Shampa Chatterjee, PhD

Expert on vascular biology specifically on danger signals in the lung and in the blood; Research Associate Professor of Physiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

Melpo Christofidou-Solomidou


Melpo Christofidou-Solomidou, PhD

Leader in anti-oxidants in lung disease and pre-clinical models; Research Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

James Harris


James Harris, MBA

Former Merck Executive Led US Mature Brands Unit 30 years in Life Sciences Serial entrepreneur with expertise in business creation, commercialization, brand marketing.