Gilbert M. Rishton, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer

Former drug discovery and development leader at Amgen. Built Amgen’s Small Molecule Drug Discovery Group, managed chemistry for preclinical and clinical development of Sensipar, and led medicinal chemistry for Amgen’s Secretase Team. Founder and Director of the Channel Islands Alzheimer’s Institute. View Biography >>

Paresh N. Soni, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Clinical and Regulatory Strategist

Dr. Soni brings 20+ years of experience leading multidisciplinary teams across the entire drug development spectrum. As Head of Development at Amarin, Dr. Soni led the clinical trial and regulatory strategy for Amarin’s natural product fish oil drug Vascepa. View Biography >>

Timothy J. King, Ph.D., Vice President, Research

Over 22 years of combined academic and private sector scientific research conducting biomedical research utilizing cell culture and genetically-engineered mouse model systems. Formerly a Staff Scientist at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. View Biography >>

A. David Hieber, Ph.D., Associate Director, Biology

Over ten years of experience exploring the effects of carotenoids on human health and disease, xanthophylls in plant photoprotection, and biosynthesis of carotenoids in plants and algae. View Biography >>

Henry L. Jackson, Ph.D., Associate Director, Discovery Chemistry

Over ten years of experience as a medicinal chemist. Skilled in the total synthesis of rare xanthophylls and co-inventor on several composition of matter patents. View Biography >>