Rapid Dose Therapeutics Appoints Vice President, Research & Innovation
June 6, 2019
BURLINGTON, Ontario – June 6, 2019 – Rapid Dose Therapeutics Corp. (“RDT” or the “Company”) (CSE: DOSE), a Canadian leader in drug delivery solutions, is pleased to announce that Dr. Rina Carlini has been appointed Vice President, Research & Innovation.
Dr. Carlini is an accomplished scientist and management executive with 25 years of experience in technology innovation, product development, commercialization within the sectors of health technology, life science, IoT, artificial intelligence, advanced manufacturing, and nanotechnology.
Dr. Carlini holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Waterloo, and in 2017 she was awarded the Faculty of Science Alumni of Honour. She also holds several certificates from MIT, Harvard University, McMaster University in the areas of Artificial Intelligence for Business Strategy and Business Model Innovation.
Rina’s professional experience spans diverse industries and leadership roles, including pharma drug discovery R&D (Merck, Syntex), as Director of Nanotechnology for Xerox Innovation Group (Canada), Director of Commercialization at GreenCentre Canada, and President & CEO of Haltech Regional Innovation Centre. In addition, Rina is the inventor of over 100 US patents; co-author of 20+ peer-reviewed research articles; serves on the board for Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology, Concordia University’s Gina Cody School of Engineering, and as an expert reviewer for several Canadian funding agencies (OCE, NSERC, CFI).
“We are excited to have Rina join the RDT team and we look forward to engaging her wealth of expertise as RDT enters the next advancement of our global growth within the drug delivery technology sector,” stated Mark Upsdell, President and CEO.
“I am pleased to join RDT at this time of RDT’s scaleup and growth. It is an exciting time to lead science and innovation in the life science industry,” said Rina Carlini.
About Rapid Dose Therapeutics
Rapid Dose Therapeutics Corp. is a publicly-traded Canadian life sciences company that provides innovative, proprietary drug delivery technologies designed to improve outcomes and quality of lives. RDT offers Quick, Convenient, Precise and Discreet™ choices to consumers. RDT is focused and committed to clinical research and product development for the healthcare manufacturing industry, including nutraceutical, pharmaceutical and cannabis industries. Within the cannabis sector, RDT provides a turn-key Managed Strip Service Program which enables RDT’s QuickStrip™ proprietary drug delivery technology to be licensed by select partners. RDT’s service based annuity contracts drive recurring revenue which enables rapid expansion into emerging markets — generating value for consumers and shareholders. Rapid Dose Therapeutics is committed to continually create innovative solutions aimed at multiple consumer segments and future market needs — including humans, animals and plants.
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