With over 14 years of combined scientific research experience in fields ranging from nanochemistry to radiation oncology; and degrees in medicine, neuroscience, biochemistry, microbiology, engineering, and business – the SiNON Therapeutics team is well poised to tackle the challenges. Our small size makes us nimble and responsive, while our experience gives us the ability to execute and exceed expectations.
Afreen Allam a recent MBA graduate of Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, has over 7 years of research in nanomedicine. Her background is in Microbiology and Biochemistry. Her extensive studies on applications of carbon nanotechnology in drug delivery and bio-imaging led to the patent of the Carbon Dot in 2013.
Completed his PhD in Chemistry in 1975. He did his Post-Doctoral Research project at University of Dortmund, Germany and University of Belfield, Germany.
Is responsible to conduct innovative synthesis, purification and solubilization of Carbon Nano particulates based on sizes. He has studied Taxol – Nano Carbon Conjugation.
Holds a Masters in Pharmacy, Doctoral Degrees in Medicinal Chemistry and Neurobiology. He’s also had business training from Harvard Business School and European Management Center.
Jon Fjeld is currently the Executive Direction for The Center Of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Duke. He has been teaching courses in Entrepreneurship And Strategy at Fuqua since 2005. Fjeld obtained his MA and PhD from The University Of Toronto and his MBA at Duke University.
Duke MBA class of 2007, is the former owner of Grassroots Biotechnology. He successfully sold his company, Grassroots, to Monsanto. Before that, he grew the company to 25 employees with over $4 million in revenue.
Petranka comes from a background in Consulting (Has worked for multiple fortune 500 companies) and strategy roles. He has helped companies to align their Information Technology with their Business Strategies.
David Robinson is a professor of finance and the J. Rex Fuqua Distinguished Professor of International Management at the Fuqua School of Business. He is also a faculty research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He earned his doctorate and MBA at the University of Chicago and earned a master of science in economics from the London School of Economics. He is an expert in corporate finance and entrepreneurial finance.