Senior Management

Michael Van Zandt, Ph.D., President & CEO

Michael is an accomplished synthetic organic and medicinal chemist with more than 20 years of experience in large and small pharmaceutical company environments. Before founding NEDP, Michael was a department head and project leader for The Institute for Pharmaceutical Discovery (IPD) where he successfully managed multiple programs by building strong scientific teams focused on exceeding performance expectations and effective communication. Read More

G. Erik Jagdmann, Jr, Ph.D., Principal Scientist

After receiving his Ph.D. from Princeton University under the guidance of Professor E. C. Taylor, Erik went on to a postdoctoral fellowship with Professor A. I. Meyers at Colorado State University. He has over 25 years of industrial experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, including 11 years as a group leader with Eli Lilly, North Carolina Labs. Read More

Darren Whitehouse, Ph.D., Principal Scientist

Darren is a highly skilled synthetic organic and medicinal chemist with over 15 years of experience in large pharma and biotech companies. Before joining NEDP, Darren was a Sr. Staff Scientist, lab head and project leader at the Institutes for Pharmaceutical Discovery (IPD), where he led multidisciplinary teams in NIDDM and Insulin Resistance programs. Read More

Science Advisors

Prof. Alberto D. Podjarny, Ph.D.

Director of Research
Department of Integrative Biology, IGBMC, CNRS, INSERM
Université de Strasbourg, 1 rue Laurent Fries, 67404 Illkirch, France

Alberto D. Podjarny is the Research Director for the Integrated Structural Biology group, CNRS at the Institute of Genetics... Read More

Prof. Anna Marie Pyle

Prof. Anna Marie Pyle

Sterling Professor of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology and Professor of Chemistry, Yale University
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, New Haven, CT

Anna Marie Pyle is the William Edward Gilbert Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology and Professor of... Read More

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