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 Expert  724490

Expert in Veterinary Medicine: Comparative Medicine, Clinical Trials, Licensing and Business Development


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Arizona (AZ)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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The consultant has over 15 years of translational and comparative clinical research, ranging from lab animal studies to field safety and efficacy studies in companion animals. The consultant is experienced in drug, biologic, diagnostic and medical device testing in the areas of comparative dermatology, cardiology, orthopedics, ophthalmology, and immunology.
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clinical research

The consultant has extensive experience in due diligence, licensing, financial modeling, financial analysis and business development. The consultant has personally founded a number of biomedical companies and formed teams that have launched several first-in-class immunotherapeutics, bioscaffolds, and other products into veterinary medicine. As a consultant, he has formed US operations for companies in Australia and Mexico. The consultant has experience in market analysis, market research, technology in-licensing, technology out-licensing, designing e-based strategies, manufacturing scale-up, and commercialization strategy.
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financial analysis

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due diligence

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technology licensing

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commercial licensing

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business development

The consultant has expertise in the areas of USDA and FDA regulatory affairs related to veterinary biologics, drugs, vaccines, diagnostics, devices, and dietary supplements, and other products. The consultant has managed submissions to the USDA Center for Veterinary Biologics and has worked on various projects requiring interactions with the FDA Center for Center for Veterinary Medicine.
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United States Department of Agriculture

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Food and Drug Administration

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regulatory affairs

The consultant has diverse experience development of antivenoms and antitoxins, comparative toxinology, and pathophysiology of envenomation from pit vipers.
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venom

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applied toxicology

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animal research

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animal science

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business analysis

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business incubator

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business management

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business strategy

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business valuation

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drug dosage form development

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inflammation

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inflammatory response

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small business

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technology development

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veterinary disease

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veterinary immunology

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veterinary pharmacology

The consultant has developed and/or clinical evaluated various immuno-therapeutics for atopic dermatitis, stomatitis, cancer, and retroviral infections.
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immunology

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animal vaccine

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biologic (product)

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competitive analysis

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entrepreneurship

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market assessment

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product licensing

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vaccine

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business valuation

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drug dosage form development

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inflammation

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inflammatory response

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small business

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technology development

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veterinary disease

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veterinary immunology

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veterinary pharmacology

The consultant has been involved comparative research studying the effects of stem cells and regenerative bioscaffolds in the areas of orthopedics and soft tissue injury.
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regenerative medicine

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animal vaccine

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biologic (product)

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competitive analysis

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entrepreneurship

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market assessment

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product licensing

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vaccine


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Phoenix, Arizona;  Mesa, Arizona;  Glendale, Arizona;  Scottsdale, Arizona;  Chandler, Arizona;  Tempe, Arizona;  Gilbert, Arizona;  Peoria, Arizona;  and Flagstaff, Arizona.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1991   BS   Biology   University of Missouri-Columbia  
1996   MS   Anatomy/Biochemistry   University of Missouri-Columbia  
1995   DVM   Veterinary Medicine   University of Missouri-Columbia  
2003   MBA   Logistics and Management   Arizona State University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2007 to

 

(Undisclosed Consulting Company)

 

Owner

 

Expert manages the firm including clientele relations, clinical studies, and coordinating internal veterinary team responsibilities. Expert is responsible for bringing together teams customized for each project.

1998 to 2005

 

Central Life Sciences, Inc. (formerly Farnam Companies, Inc.)

 

VP-Business Development

 

Managed business development activities related to in-licensing technologies.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Scientific Advisory Committee – National Animal Supplement Council (2003 - 2004). Board of Directors - Arizona BioIndustry Cluster (1998 - 2003). Chairman – Arizona Large Animal Committee (2000). Member: American Veterinary Medical Association and Arizona Veterinary Medical Association. Licensed and Accredited Veterinarian in Arizona.

Licenses/Certifications

Licensed Veterinarian (AZ), Accredited Veterinarian by the USDA

Awards/Recognition

Howard Hughes Undergraduate Fellowship. Two Phi Zeta Research Awards for Veterinary Research. The American Kennel Club Research Award for canine research. The A.H. Groth Prize for veterinary research and education. The Frank Welles Scholarship for leadership skills


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Has published or presented abstracts in the areas of antivenom, biomaterials, orthobiology and immunology.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - The Journal of Rheumatology  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has determined the drug development feasibility of new chemical entities. His duties consisted of determining cGMP scale up requirements, GCP and GLP study requirements, development timelines, and budgets.
  • He has assisted a diagnostic firm in business development and strategic growth initiatives concerning new reference diagnostic services. A component of these services was to implement strategic marketing initiatives to drive new growth.
  • He has helped a group develop an experimental rodent model for a significant human disease. He is on the IACUC for this institution and assists in protocol design, study implementation, and post operative care.
  • He has designed and implemented studies for new antivenoms for veterinary use, including serving as the regulatory liaison.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Veterinary expert needed for consulting on veterinary medicine.
  • Expert for consulting on Consultation in Possible Veterinary Malpractice.
  • Expert for consulting on Salmon oil supplement for dogs
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Confidential
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on flea & tick treatment in litigation case.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2009 to   Mexico   Expert established USDA development program for Mexican F(ab')2 antivenom for veterinary use. Designed, monitored, and reported findings to USDA regarding field safety and efficacy. Work also included establishing compliance with Codes of Federal Regulation, import and transit requirements for foreign biologics testing, and other aspects of conducting formal field work. Established US business operations for company (Veteria Labs S.A. de C.V.)
2011 to 2012   Australia   Established US business operations for Australian veterinary anesthesia company.

Market Research:
Expert takes an unconventional approach to regulatory affairs and commercialization tactics in animal health, from discovery through commercialization. He has particular insight into reducing technology to practice and determining the most profitable development and commercial path into veterinary medicine.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

He has lectured internationally in the areas of antivenoms, venoms, veterinary biochemistry, regenerative medicine, leukocyte biology, inflammation, and immunology. He has provided numerous continuing medical education courses in veterinary medicine.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has been responsible for the identification of a variety of drug, biologic, biomaterial, and nutritional vendors.

Other Skills and Services

He has expertise in regulatory strategies, development planning, marketing and sales strategies, and technical presentation of animal health products.

He has consulted for a variety of human biomedical and veterinary companies. In particular, he has consulted for diagnostic, drug, biomaterial, and research organizations in the areas of business development, comparative research, and marketing tactics.

In addition, he has served as the lead on identification, licensing, and development of a variety of drugs, biologics, nutritionals, diagnostics and devices for animal health applications.


 

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