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Michael Palfreyman

Advisor Greater Boston Area, US

Chairman of the Board, Amakem Therapeutics, NV and Senior R&D Diligence, Torrey Pines Investment.

Chairman of the Board, Amakem Therapeutics, NV and Senior R&D Diligence, Torrey Pines Investment.

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Psychiatric Genomics
Psychiatric Genomics

Advisor

Amorsa Therapeutics, Inc.
Amakem Therapeutics, NV
Vitruvean, Inc.
Vitruvean, Inc.

Positions

Chairman of the Board Amakem NV 2011 - present
Senior R&D Diligence Torrey Pines Investment July 2009 - present
Head, Translational R&D ChemDiv, Inc. April 2009 - present
Senior Scientific Advisor Vitruvean, Inc. January 2009 - 2011
Executive Program Director FORUM Pharmaceuticals April 2005 - 2009
Principal Novace Corporation May 2003 - April 2005
President, CSO and Co-founder Psychiatric Genomics 2000 - 2003
SVP, Research & Development Scriptgen Pharmaceuticals, Inc September 1994 - December 1999
VP, Research Marion Merrell Dow January 1976 - September 1994

Education

University of Nottingham neurochemistry 1964 - 1970

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Education
  • • Healthcare
  • • Medical Devices
  • • Wellness

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Kelvin Lam
We worked together  •  Consultant, Palfreyman BioPharm Advisors, Inc..
Business and pharmaceuticals leader with proven track record
Lauren Celano
We worked together  •  Founder and CEO, Propel Careers. Previously Connector at Boston World Partnerships, Boston World Partnerships.
Michael has a very strong understanding of drug discovery and development and he also has an extensive network to draw upon. He has extensiv ... e experience in the US and Europe and is very passionate about making a difference.
Kelvin Lam
Consultant, Palfreyman BioPharm Advisors, Inc..
Max Lyon
We worked together  •  Principal, MedMax Consulting. Previously Chief Operating Officer (COO) & Advisory Board, LaZure Scientific, Inc.. Cornell grad.
Michael is a very experienced, talented pharmaceutical development executive with both large and small company experience. He has worked at ... senior levels in both types of companies to lead the development and commercialization of new drug candidate including managing the pre-clinical, clinical trial and regulatory process for new drug candidates. He is also excellent at understanding the business strategy needed by development stage Biotech companies to be successful including having key contacts with, and insights into, the venture capital and pharma companies at an senior executive level. Michael is articulate, enthusiastic, has excellent people skills, is a total team player and is committed to the development of new drug therapies that can have a direct impact on improving the lives of patients and offer physicians additional treatment options for the most difficult to treat diseases. Highly recommended as an advisor, you couldn't do better!
Chris Copple
We worked together  •  Advisory Board member & Chair of BioScience Caucus, Washington D.C. ArchAngels and CEO, Starise Ventures, Inc..
Michael has decades of experience in both big pharma and biotech. He has been a founder of companies and team member or advisor to many mor ... e. He has both a depth of experience technically and business wise with an excellent network of specialists to whom he can turn. He is sharp and turns things around quickly and professionally.
Joe Blanchard
We worked together  •  Co-Founder & CEO, Amorsa Therapeutics, Inc. and Founder & Managing Director, Biotech Business Advisors LLC.
Michael is extremely bright, is an expert in neuropharmacology, has an exceptional track record of successful drug development and brings a ... wealth of scientific and business experience to life science ventures. I would highly recommend Michael to other entrepreneurs seeking a high impact advisor for their team.

Kelvin Lam
We worked together  •  Consultant, Palfreyman BioPharm Advisors, Inc..
Kelvin has very extensive experience in both biotech and big pharma in all aspects of the drug discovery and early clinical development of t ... herapeutics in multiple disease areas. He is entrepreneurial, very knowledgeable and detail oriented.

Lauren Celano
We worked together  •  Founder and CEO, Propel Careers. Previously Connector at Boston World Partnerships, Boston World Partnerships.
Lauren is one of the smartest and most entrepreneurial people I have had the pleasure to advise and work with. She is great fun to be with, ... has an amazing network, get things done very efficiently and is a real pleasure to work with for must do projects.

Itshak Golan
They're my advisor  •  Expert / Projects Evaluator for Horizon 2020 Program, European Commission and CEO & Director, Daniel & Daisy Novel Therapeutics Ltd..
Itshak has wide experience of the drug discovery and development process and is well networked into expert professionals to supplement his e ... xtensive skills set.

Jean-Marie Vallet
We worked together  •  Board Member, OGenX and Founding Board Member, Innovate-America.
Jean Marie has the natural talents to be an innovative entrepreneur as he has repeatedly demonstrated in several successful start ups. He ha ... s great analytical and business development skills as well as deep knowledge of the biotech industry