Vishwas Paralkar, Ph.D.
Vishwas Paralkar brings more than 23 years of experience as an executive in the life sciences industry. He most recently served as Chief Scientific Officer of Karos Pharmaceuticals. Vishwas was the first employee hired at Karos and served as the CSO until its acquisition in August of 2017. Prior to joining Karos, Vishwas was a Senior Director at Pfizer, which he joined in 1995 and left to join Karos in June of 2010. Before that, he was visiting research fellow at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.
Vishwas’ research has spanned multiple areas including osteoporosis, bone healing, diabetes, pulmonary arterial hypertension, and NASH. He has worked on candidate molecules across these broad areas of research and has bought various candidate compounds to the clinic in each of these areas of medical need. He brings significant drug discovery experience to the Cybrexa team and has worked on numerous programs from an early pre-clinical target discovery stage all the way to phase III development.
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