Meet the Team

Somer Baburek, MBA
Somer Baburek, MBACo-Founder & CEO
Experienced leader in life science start-ups, including Rx drug development, clinical operations, FDA regulation, and achieving successful exit.
Paul Castella, PhD, MBA
Paul Castella, PhD, MBACo-Founder & Board Chairman
Successful serial life science entrepreneur, multiple successful exits, 20+ years in biotech commercialization, and VC investing.
Bruce Nicholson, PhD
Bruce Nicholson, PhDCo-Founder & CSO
Decorated researcher, discovered the first connexin, 40+ years studying their function, co-inventor of the technology.
Nameer Kirma, PhD
Nameer Kirma, PhDCo-Founder & Chair Scientific Advisory
Expert in disorders of the female reproductive tract and disease progression & pathology, co-inventor of the technology.
Wendy Smith, MHA
Wendy Smith, MHABoard Member
Nationally recognized expert on value-based insurance reimbursement, CEO of several companies involved in successful exits/mergers, 20+ years in payor relations & reimbursement.
Gobie Walsdorf
Gobie WalsdorfBoard Member
President of Mission Pharmacal, large privately held pharmaceutical and med device company, industry leader in women’s health, 20+ years successful commercialization, marketing, and distribution of innovative products.

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