People

Comprehensive approach. Implemented by an experienced team.

Leadership
Alexander B. Niculescu, MD, PhD
Alexander B. Niculescu, MD, PhD
Founder / Chairman / CEO

Dr. Niculescu developed the proprietary technologies licensed by the company. Trained as a researcher and clinician at the Scripps Research Institute and University of California at San Diego, he is currently a Professor of Psychiatry and Medical Neuroscience at Indiana University School of Medicine. He is also on the staff of the Veterans Hospital in Indianapolis, and completed an Executive MBA at IU Kelley School of Business. Dr. Niculescu is the recipient of prestigious national and international awards in the field of psychiatric genomics, and is internationally known for his work on precision medicine for mental health.

  • Sunil Hazaray
    Sunil Hazaray
    President
    • Ex-Phillips, Bayer, Roche.
    • Experienced Leader, Diagnostics.
  • Tien Lee, MD
    Tien Lee, MD
    Co-Founder / Board Member
    • Dr. Lee is an experienced biotech business development executive; CEO of Aardvark Therapeutics; former CSO, NantKwest.
  • Raul Zavaleta, B.S. ChE
    Raul Zavaleta, B.S. ChE
    Board Member
    • Partner, Cogent Solutions.
    • Founder Covance Labs.
    • Experienced CEO and Entrepreneur in Life Sciences.
  • Chris Reist, MD, MBA
    Chris Reist, MD, MBA
    Chief Medical Officer
    • Dr. Reist is Medical Director for Psychiatry, Science 37. Professor Emeritus, UC Irvine and Long Beach VA. World-class expert in PTSD, pharmacogenetics, and clinical trials.
  • Vince Wong, MBA, JD
    Vince Wong, MBA, JD
    Chief Commercial Advisor
    • Experienced diagnostics executive.
  • Anantha Shekhar, MD, PhD
    Anantha Shekhar, MD, PhD
    Co-Founder / Scientific Advisor
    • Dr. Shekhar is the Dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He is a world-class expert in neuropsychiatric drug development and clinical trials.
  • Don Brown, MD, MS.
    Don Brown, MD, MS.
    Investor / Advisor
    • Dr. Brown is currently Founder and CEO, Lifeomic. He is a serial entrepreneur (Genesys/Interactive Intelligence, Software Artistry), and a world-class expert in IT and databases.
  • Diana McKenzie
    Diana McKenzie
    Investor / Advisor
    • Ex-CIO Workday, Amgen, Lilly.
    • Board Member Vertex, MetLife.
    • Brain health advocate.
  • Erik Woods, PhD
    Erik Woods, PhD
    Co-Founder / Advisor
    • Dr. Woods is an experienced entrepreneur. He is co-founder and CSO of Ossium Health.
  • Richard Hake, PhD, JD
    Richard Hake, PhD, JD
    Co-Founder / Patent Counsel
    • Dr. Hake is chief patent counsel, Metagenics. He is formerly the chief patent counsel of Kythera Biopharmaceuticals.
Mental Health Transformation Advisory Board
  • Jerome Adams, MD
    Jerome Adams, MD
    Chair, Mental Health Transformation Advisory Board
    • Former Surgeon General of the United States.
  • Barbara Van Dahlen, Ph.D
    Barbara Van Dahlen, Ph.D
    Co-Chair Mental Health Transformation Advisor Board / Chief Psychology Officer
    • Former Executive Director PREVENTS Task Force; Founder, Give an Hour nonprofit organization; Mental Health Consultant to ABC’s A Million Little Things.
  • Colleenia Korapatti, M.A.
    Colleenia Korapatti, M.A.
    Member, Mental Health Transformation Advisory Board
    • Experienced holistic therapist. Founder of The Anxiety Relief Center.
Scientific Advisory Board
  • Stephen M. Stahl, MD, PhD, DSc
    Stephen M. Stahl, MD, PhD, DSc
    Co-Founder / Scientific Advisor
    • Dr. Stahl is Professor of Psychiatry, UC San Diego, and founder of the Neuroscience Education Institute. He is chairman of Arbor Scientia, and author of Stahl’s Psychopharmacology (3rd Ed., Cambridge University Press).
  • Dr. Kim Janda
    Dr. Kim Janda
    Scientific Advisor
    • Dr. Janda is a world-class chemist and professor at Scripps Research.
  • Jerold Chun, MD, PhD
    Jerold Chun, MD, PhD
    Scientific Advisor
    • Dr. Chun is a leading neuroscientist and Professor at Sanford Burnham Prebys Institute, with extensive pharma drug discovery experience.
  • Mike Lardon, MD
    Mike Lardon, MD
    Scientific Advisor
    • Dr. Lardon is a top sports psychiatrist in San Diego that works with top athletes and CEOs.
  • Raj Vuppalanchi, MD
    Raj Vuppalanchi, MD
    Scientific Advisor
    • Dr. Vuppalanchi, a Professor of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine, is a world-class expert in liver disorders, drug safety, novel therapeutics, and non-invasive biomarkers of disease.
Team
  • Sunil Kurian, PhD.
    Sunil Kurian, PhD.
    Chief Scientific Advisor
    • Transplant Genomics Inc., Scripps. Expert in blood biomarkers.
  • Marwan Tayeh, PhD.
    Marwan Tayeh, PhD.
    CLIA Lab Director
    • IU School of Medicine, University of Michigan. Expert in genomics.
  • Felix Wyss, M.Sc.
    Felix Wyss, M.Sc.
    Chief Informatics Advisor
    • Sumanpreet Gill, MBBS
      Sumanpreet Gill, MBBS
      Molecular Products
      • Michael Schmitz, B.S.
        Michael Schmitz, B.S.
        Digital Products