Stacey Tucker – Finance Director

Stacey is Oxular’s Finance Director since 2018 and brings significant knowledge and experience in all aspects of finance, administration, and human resources involved with managing a biotech start-up.  Stacey provides cross-functional leadership and operational oversight, manages the entire finance function, including support of business financings, and investor and board relations. Stacey also coordinates information technology …

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Chris Verbicky – VP of GMP Drug manufacturing

Chris is Oxular’s Vice President of GMP Drug Manufacturing, with more than 25 years of industry experience, Chris’s experience spans chemistry, manufacturing, and manufacturing controls, pilot-to-full scale production project management in both APIs and finished product, alliance management, injectable product development, formulation development, process development and scale-up, and licensing and partnering. He has also authored or contributed to over 70 patents, publications, and presentations concerning project management, business, and pharmaceutical development. Chris received a BS in Chemistry and an MBA from the University of Albany, USA, and holds a PhD in Synthetic Organic Chemistry from the University of New Hampshire, USA.

Pamela Lapham – SR Director of Regulatory

Pamela is Oxular’s Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs, with over 30 years of experience working in all aspects of regulatory strategy and submissions. Previously, Pamela managed and coordinated regulatory efforts at Genocea, ProMedDx and Ximedica. She has significant experience in regulatory development, strategy, and filings and brings technical experience in clinical trials design, chemistry, manufacturing, …

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Ian Anderson – VP of Medical Devices

Ian is Oxular’s Vice President of Medical Device Development and Manufacturing. He has significant experience in all technical aspects of medical device development and high-volume medical product industrialization. Ian journeyed from aeronautical and broadcast engineering into medical technologies, where he has been involved in the design, development, and launch of products as varied as surgical …

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Dr Jatinder Kapur – VP of Quality

Jatinder is Oxular’s Vice President of Quality. He has more than 25 years of experience in the quality assurance function, amassing extensive knowledge in the development and auditing processes of pharmaceuticals, including sterile injectables, oral dosage forms, and liquid suspension preparations, as well as medical devices. Jatinder has worked with several quality pharmaceutical companies, such as Novartis, Shire, and BTG, and has significant experience working with combination medical device and pharmaceutical products. He has overseen product technology transfers, designed and commissioned a sterile API plant, and established numerous quality management systems. He holds a PhD in Synthetic Organic Chemistry from Punjab University, India.

Professor Marc de Smet Senior Medical Advisor

Marc is Oxular’s Senior Medical Advisor and a practicing vitreoretinal surgeon, with more than 30 years of experience in ophthalmic drug and medical device development. Previously, he was the National Eye Institute’s representative responsible for defining the clinical trial of Foscarnet, the first approved drug to treat CMV retinitis in AIDS patients. He initiated the …

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Jim Jogerst – Chief Business Officer

Jim is the Chief Business Officer for Oxular. He is an accomplished and seasoned business development and strategy executive with over 20 years of creating value for pharma/biotech companies and their stakeholders. His prior work experience includes extensive experience as CBO at Rubius Therapeutics (a Flagship company focused on red blood cell therapies for oncology and auto-immune), Janssen, Alcon/Novartis and executive leadership roles at several boutique investment banks. Jim built and led the business development and M&A teams at Alcon for approximately 10 years where he was responsible for external growth strategies for its three global franchises in surgical, pharma, and consumer.

Ronald Yamamoto Chief Scientific Officer

Ronald is co-founder, Chief Scientific Officer, and a Board Observer of Oxular. With more than 30 years of medical device and drug product development experience, Ronald has led multi-disciplinary technical teams, clinical trial development, and product registration in the US, the EU, China, and Brazil. His ophthalmic experience includes the development of novel microcatheters for …

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