Janak Padia, PhD
PRESIDENT & CEO, PRIMETIME LIFE SCIENCES LLC
Germantown, Maryland, United States
Janak Padia, Ph.D., has over 30 years of industrial experience in cutting-edge drug discovery and development and has held management positions of increasing responsibility. Dr. Padia is President & CEO of Primetime Life Sciences and manages collaboration with academia and federal institutes to bring innovative technologies from bench to bedside. He worked with the University of Maryland (Center of Biomolecular Therapeutics) to evaluate and prioritize its projects. He was VP of Drug R&D Services at Pharmaron Inc. Prior to his work at Pharmaron, Dr. Padia was Director of Chemistry and Drug Development at Avalon Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Padia has also worked for Parke-Davis/Warner-Lambert (now Pfizer), Discovery Partners, and the NCATS/NIH. Dr. Padia has authored several scientific publications and is also the inventor of many patents. Dr. Padia holds adjunct position at the University of Maryland and serves as an advisor for Drug Discovery Program at NIDDK/NIH.