About Us

Scientific and Medical Advisors

  • Frank Accurso, MD (Retired) Read More

    Formerly Pulmonology Section Head, Colorado Children’s Hospital and Director, Cystic Fibrosis Research and Care Center, Children’s Hospital, Denver

  • Michael Dudley, PharmD Read More

    CEO of Qpex Biopharma.

  • David P. Nichols, MD Read More

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Pulmonary Division, University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital

  • Steven M. Rowe, MD, MSPH Read More

    Professor, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, and Director, Gregory Fleming James Cystic Fibrosis Research Center at UAB

  • Carl White, MD Read More

    Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver

  • Igor Gonda, Ph.D. Read More

    Inhaled Drug Development Consultant

    Dr. Gonda is a global expert in developing therapies administered by inhalation for the treatment of severe respiratory diseases with over 100 publications in this field and many US and international patents. He was the founder and leader of the Pulmozyme (dornase alfa) aerosol delivery team at Genentech and over the last decade has been intimately involved in the development of ARD-3150, an inhaled liposomal antibiotic treatment for severe chronic infections in bronchiectasis and CF. He has received research funding from government, industry, non-for profit organizations and investors in Australia, UK and US and is the recipient of multiple professional awards.

  • Richard Ulevitch Ph.D. Read More

    Professor of Immunology, Department of Immunology and Microbiology California Campus and former Head of Immunology at Scripps Research, and a world-leading expert on innate immunity and host defenses. He recently returned to Scripps faculty full-time after retiring from 5AM Ventures.