David R. Elmaleh, Ph.D.

DAVID R. ELMALEH, PH.D.

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SCIENTIFIC FOUNDER, CHAIRMAN, AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

  • Scientist, inventor, and entrepreneur
  • Founded AZTherapies in 2011; previously founded Molecular Insight (formely Biostream), Mersana (formerly NanoPharma), and Puretech Health
  • Also currently serves as Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, and Director of Contrast Media Chemistry at Massachusetts General Hospital
  • David’s work has led to six approved treatments representing more than a billion dollars in shareholder value
  • More than 130 publications and 120 patents pending and issued on pharmaceuticals and imaging agents
  • Named by Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News to the 2014 list of “Biotech’s Most Enterprising Entrepreneurs”
  • M.S. and Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Hebrew University