Who We Are

Executive Team
Fred Eshelman
Chairman of the Board

Owner of Eshelman Ventures with a portfolio of pharmaceutical companies

Founder of PPD (sold 2014) and Furiex Pharmaceuticals (IPO 1996, sold 2011)

Todd Rands
President and CEO

20+ years of combined scientific, legal, public affairs, and commercial leadership in the life sciences’ industry

Dr. Chad Roy
Founder and Director of R&D

Professor of Microbiology, Tulane University

Director of Infectious Diseases, Tulane National Primate Research Center

Dr. David Feigal, MD
Chief Technology Officer (NDA Partners)

Former FDA Divisional Director (CDRH, Anti infective and Anti-viral Drug Products, and CDER)

Former Regulatory Executive at Amgen and Elan Corporation

Other Advisors
Dr. Rebecca Metzinger, MD
Founder / Medical Director, Ophthalmology Products
Dr. Joe Buelle, MD
Medical Director, Surgical & Implant Products
Dr. Ellen G Feigal, MD
Clinical Director