Kenneth W Narducy PhD, MBA
Acting Chief Operating Officer
Kenneth W Narducy, PhD, MBA, has spent more than 30 years in research and development at biomedical companies (including Abbott and Schering-Plough and the last 20 years with young biomedical companies). Three of the pharma companies in which he was a senior executive were acquired (Oculex by Allergan for $230 million, Centaur by Renovis [now Evotec] for $47 million, and St Charles Pharmaceuticals by Colby Pharmaceutical Company). Dr Narducy earned his PhD in Physical Organic Chemistry from Ohio State University and his MBA in Marketing and Finance from the University of Chicago.
Eva Turley PhD
Eva Turley received her PhD in 1976 from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada and postdoctoral training at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. She has held appointments at the University of Calgary and the University of Toronto. She is currently a Distinguished Oncology Scientist at London Health Sciences Center and Professor of Depts. Oncology, Biochemistry and Surgery at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada. Her laboratory discovered, cloned and characterized RHAMM. Research interests focus upon wound repair and breast and prostate cancer progression. She has maintained long term collaborations in these research areas with MJ Bissell (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories, Berkeley CA), M. Cowman (NYU-Polytech, New York NY), JB McCarthy (U. Minnesota MN) and L. Luyt (LHSC, U. Western Ontario).
Director of Marketing
Christine Dunn brings more than 20 years experience in media, marketing and strategic communications. She founded and manages ArcPoint Strategic Communications, which provides media advisory and education services. Previously she ran Savoir Media, a public relations firm recognized for its award-winning media relations strategies. Ms. Dunn also spent more than a decade at Bloomberg News, where she held numerous leadership positions, including North American Consumer/Retail Team Leader, Mutual Funds Team Leader and Boston Bureau Chief. A longtime advocate of education, Ms. Dunn serves on the Executive Committee of the Advisory Board of Tufts University's Entrepreneurship and Leadership Program and as Vice President of Marketing for the Belmont Foundation for Education. She holds a Master's degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a B.A. from Tufts University.