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George Shopp, PhD, DABT 

Dr. George Shopp, PhD DABT, is a private consultant assisting clients in the nonclinical discovery and development of small molecule and biological therapeutics.  He has 36 years experience in the fields of toxicology, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics and drug development.  This includes two years at toxicology contract research organizations (CROs), 12 years in grant and contract supported basic and applied research (Medical College of Virginia and Lovelace Medical Foundation).  Fourteen years in industrial drug development including: 3 years at Synergen responsible for all regulatory and research/ investigational toxicology; 2 years at Genentech directing the research toxicology group, and responsible for nonclinical development of growth factors and monoclonal antibodies; and Elan Pharmaceuticals for 9 years responsible for global nonclinical development and research toxicology of small molecule drugs and biopharmaceutics.  And, 8 years consulting.

Therapeutic areas of experience include:  Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, pain, migraine, oncology, diabetes, epilepsy, stroke, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, and sepsis. 

Drug classes include: small molecule receptor inhibitors, enzyme inhibitors, and ion channel blockers; anti-angiogenesis factors, growth factors, monoclonal antibodies, proteins, and polyethylene glycol conjugated molecules. 

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