The Penrose leadership team is responsible for bringing our mission to life.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Dr. David Sherris brings over three decades of experience to the Penrose table in translational medicine involving basic research, pharmaceutics and diagnostics.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Schutt has over a decade of experience in balance sheet optimization, corporate finance, investment banking, and business development with publicly traded and privately held financial institutions ranging from $250 million to $25 billion in assets. He is also a founding member of Penrose TherapeuTx.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Ms. Lombardo has more than a decade of progressive experience in human resources, operations and finance.
Vice President of Operations
Mr. Honn has over 18 years of business management experience, including project and staff management, client and investor relations, marketing, information technology and web development.
Principle Scientist, in vitro Biology Team
Dr. Sarma has over a decade of experience in multidisciplinary areas of cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, biophysics and imaging.
Principle Scientist, Analytical Team
Dr. Ying has over a decade of experience in multidisciplinary areas of analytical chemistry, organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry and physical chemistry, focusing on small molecule design, synthesis, and qualitative & quantitative analyses.
Principle Scientist, New Projects Team
Dr. Bendahmane is a neuroscientist with over 12 years of experience studying the nervous system, paying particular attention to the neuromodulation of the olfactory system.
Principle Scientist, in vivo Team
Dr. Maheras is an expert in mitochondrial isolation, molecular and cellular primer design, histological staining, vector design and cloning, PCR, qPCR, RT-PCR, and DNA isolation, among many other fields.