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Management

Wendy Gordon, MD, SM, Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Dr. Gordon has held leadership positions in  several start-up companies focusing in the areas of finance, corporate strategy and corporate partnering.  At The Medicines Company, She was a seed investor, member of the Leadership Team, and served as Vice President of New Business Ventures.  Previously, Dr. Gordon was a partner and Managing Director at MPM Capital and served as a Consultant at the The Boston Consulting Group.  Dr. Gordon received her MD from Harvard Medical School and an SM from the Sloan School of Management at MIT.

Bryan Roberts, DPhil, President and Founder
Dr. Roberts has divided his career between academic and management positions. Dr. Roberts served as Executive Vice President at AVANT and at Virus Research Institute, Inc. (VRI) where he established and managed the Polyphosphazene Program and oversaw the clinical development of several vaccines. Dr. Roberts has over 100 scientific publications, and more than 15 issued US patents. Dr. Roberts has a DPhil from Oxford University and has held academic positions at Brandeis University and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Roberts had a founding role in Applied bioTechnology and VRI.

Alexander Andrianov, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer and Founder
Dr. Andrianov has held the position of Director of Polymer R&D at AVANT where he developed a new high throughput polyphosphazene chemistry platform, related manufacturing processes, and established company polymer patent portfolio. His academic training includes research at MIT, where he was engaged in the development of polymeric drug delivery systems and synthetic biodegradable materials. Dr. Andrianov received his Ph.D. in Polymer Science from Moscow University, where he subsequently conducted research on the development of new hydrogel biomaterials. Dr. Andrianov has authored more than 60 technical publications in the field of polymer chemistry, polymer drug delivery systems, and biomaterials. He is an inventor on 29 U.S. and not related foreign patents.

Richard Yost, PharmD, Vice President
From 1999 until joining Parallel Solutions, Dr. Yost was a Senior Director of Business Development with The Medicines Company. Prior to this he was a senior manager (Vizedirektor) at F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG. with responsibilities in the areas of clinical pharmacology, project planning and finance. In the years prior to joining the pharmaceutical industry, Dr. Yost held academic positions at the Colleges of Pharmacy at the University of Florida and the Medical University of South Carolina where his research focus was in clinical pharmacokinetics. Dr. Yost received his PharmD from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy.

Advisors

Robert Langer, Advisor and Founder 
Germeshausen Professor of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, MIT

Hans Wigzell, Advisor and Founder
Professor of Immunology, and Former President, Karolinska Institute

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