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Management Team

Gian Luca Araldi, PhD, PharmD, MBA, PMP
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Araldi is a pharmaceutical and biotechnology executive with more than 25 years of experience having responsibilities ranging from basic research through clinical development at major pharmaceutical companies including Glaxo, Forest Laboratories and Merck-Serono. Dr. Araldi has been involved in the development of key medicines such as Teflaro®, Dutogliptin®, Gavestinel®, Sanfetrinem® and Sanfetrinem® Cilexetil and is inventor of 113 granted patents.

​​His areas of expertise span from medicinal chemistry to process development, manufacturing , and project management. Throughout his career, he has worked in diverse therapeutic areas which include oncology, cardiovascular disease, neurological disorders and immunology where he has obtained many breakthrough results.  He has fostered constructive relationships with many academic labs, biotech, pharma companies and government institutions both domestic and foreign. Dr. Araldi has a doctorate degree in Organic Chemistry and a doctorate degree in Pharmacy awarded both from the University of Parma (Italy). He received also an MBA in Finance from Long Island University (LIU) and a PMP certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI).

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