William Bishai, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Bishai is a Professor and Co-Director for the Center for Tuberculosis Research, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. He is also a Scientist at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. His interests lie in the molecular pathogenesis of tuberculosis, cell division in mycobacteria, and the pathogenesis of caseation and cavitation. His research has yielded well over one hundred publications. He belongs to a number of professional societies, including the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Society for Microbiology.
Gerard J. Criner, M.D.
Dr. Criner is Chair and Professor of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery at Temple Lung Center in Philadelphia. He has served as a section chief for the past 23 years and served as president of medical staff, president of Temple University Physicians, and associate dean of clinical affairs. Dr. Criner was appointed to the Global Initiative for Obstructive Lung disease (GOLD) Board of Directors to serve from 2014 to 2018, and to the Medical Advisory Board of the COPD Foundation in 2014. His research interests include respiratory failure, lung volume reduction surgery, bronchoscopic lung reduction, and the prevention and treatment of acute COPD exacerbations.
Justin Baca, M.D.
Dr. Baca’s research focuses on developing point-of-care diagnostics and devices. As a practicing emergency medicine physician with a research background in analytical chemistry, he works with a broad range of clinicians, scientist, and engineers to develop and test new technologies in a clinical setting. His recent work includes developing a hand-held sensor for rapid detection of Ebola virus, developing a device to aid in transporting bariatric patients, and developing an autonomous autoinjector to reverse opioid overdose.
M. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2009Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, Chemistry, 2007A.B. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Chemistry and Physics
Graham Timmins, PhD
Dr. Timmins server as Allora’s Chief Science Advisor and is Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the University of New Mexico. He has authored/co-authored over fifty publications and awarded numerous federal grants. He is co-inventor of the core Allora platform technology. Dr. Timmins is also the founder of Spinceutica, a development stage pharmaceutical company.
Todd W. Rice, M.D., M.Sc.
Dr. Rice is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Associate Director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. He received his medical degree from Indiana University. A prolific author, Dr. Rice has contributed to over two hundred publications. He is a leading expert in lung cancer, mediastinal diseases, and pneumonectomy. Dr. Rice possesses special expertise in lung diseases, lung transplantation and bronchoscopy.