Board of Directors


Timothy C. Rodell, M.D.


Timothy C. Rodell, M.D. has been our Chief Executive Officer and a member of our Board of Directors since April 2003 and has been our President since June 2005. From March 2002 until April 2003, Dr. Rodell worked with SMG, Inc., a pharmaceutical consulting firm. From November 1999 until February 2002, Dr. Rodell was President and Chief Executive Officer of RxKinetix, Inc., a private drug delivery company. From March 1996 until October 2000, he held a number of positions at OXIS International, Inc., a publicly-traded developer of biotech and pharmaceutical technologies and products, including Chief Technology Officer and Chairman and President of OXIS International, SA, the company’s French subsidiary. From 1985 until 1995, Dr. Rodell was at Cortech, Inc., a publicly-traded biopharmaceutical company, where he was most recently Executive Vice President of Operations and Product Development. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Biotechnology Industry Organization. Dr. Rodell earned his M.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and is board certified in internal medicine and pulmonary medicine. He also completed post-doctoral fellowships in molecular biology and cell biology at the Eleanor Roosevelt Cancer Institute and the Webb Waring Institute, respectively.