Management Team


Paula Bidford

Paula C. Bickford, Ph.D.
Co-Founder

Dr. Bickford is a well-respected and internationally recognized scientist whose research focuses on the role of inflammation and oxidative stress in brain aging and neurodegenerative diseases. She is working on nutritional interventions that she and her colleagues have shown will reverse age-related declines in neurophysiology and behavior. These nutritional interventions are also being examined in stroke, Parkinson's disease, ALS, and other degenerative diseases.
 
Paul Sanberg

Paul R. Sanberg, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Co-Founder

Dr. Sanberg is a world-renowned stem cell biologist with extensive experience in translating neural therapies from the laboratory to the clinic for neurodegenerative and age-related disorders. He also has significant experience with numerous biotech start-up companies.
 
Bernie Skerkowski

Bernard R. Skerkowski, C.G.A.
Finance

Bernard Skerkowski has over 22 years of accounting experience in both the private and public settings ranging from the Banking Industry to Government Auditing and from Public Practice to Small Business Administration.
 
Nicole

Nicole Kuzmin-Nichols, M.B.A.
Senior Vice President

Nicole Kuzmin-Nichols has over twelve years experience as an executive in several different biotechnology companies, focusing on business and operations management, research and development, and intellectual property. She is also a registered patent agent.
 
Kevin Klein

Kevin E. Klein
Senior Vice President for Business Development

Kevin Klein has over twelve years experience as an senior executive for one of Canada's largest media organizations and recently severed as a senior executive for an international biotech firm, focusing on communications, Government relations and business development. Kevin was recognized as a finalist for Canada's Top Forty Professionals Under Forty and earned several awards and recognition for his professional accomplishments.