Tim Shaffer, President/CEO, is a strategic business executive with expertise in technology transfer, operational leadership, product commercialization, fundraising, and business development. He holds a Master of Science in Organizational Dynamics, an Executive Master’s in Technology Management, and a Master of Philosophy all from the University of Pennsylvania.

Paul Axelsen, MD, Inventor, is a Professor of Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Dr. Axelsen is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. His clinical experience has included the Immunodeficiency Program at Penn as a clinical HIV/AIDS specialist.