Abvance Therapeutics

  • Founded in 2016 around breakthrough research from Vanderbilt University
  • Company stage: pre-clinical
  • Strong IP portfolio
  • Rapid path to clinic and market for lead asset
  • Deeply experienced team in diabetes and metabolism

Meet Our Team

Sam Collaudin
Sam Collaudin, PhD, jMBA

Sam Collaudin was recently part of the business development team of Adocia. He is a consultant in business strategy for drug and device biotech companies specialized in diabetes. He held various board positions in healthcare, education and real-estate management organizations. He graduated with a PhD in Biology and Biomathematics from the ENS of Lyon and a junior MBA in biotech management from Grenoble Ecole de Management.

Alan Cherrington
Alan Cherrington, PhD
Co-founder/Scientific Advisor

Dr. Cherrington received his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of New Brunswick and his PhD in Physiology from the University of Toronto. He currently holds the Jacquelyn A. Turner and Dr. Dorothy J.Turner Chair in Diabetes Research. Dr. Cherrington’s work over the years has defined the effects of various hormonal and neuronal factors on liver glucose metabolism. He is recognized worldwide as an authority in this area and is the recipient of multiple awards including the Banting Medal of the American Diabetes Association.

Soumitra Ghosh, PhD
Co-Founder/Scientific Advisor

Soumitra Ghosh is a co-founder of Abvance Therapeutics, Avexegen Therapeutics, and Aquros Bio, biotech start-ups focused on diabetes, GI indications and urological disorders, respectively. His experience includes senior R&D leadership positions at Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Bristol Myers Squibb and MitoKor, where he led research programs for the development of small molecule, peptide and protein-based drug candidates for the treatment of metabolic diseases and CNS disorders. He received his MS and Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry from the Indian Institute of Technology and the University of Chicago and conducted his post-doctoral work at the Rockefeller University.

Scientific Board of Advisors

Bruce Bode MD
Bruce Bode, MD

Atlanta Diabetes Associates
Clinical Associate Professor, Emory University GA

john buse
John Buse, MD

Chief, Division of Endocrinology
University of North Carolina

Steve Edelman
Steve Edelman, MD

Professor of Medicine, UCSD
Founder Taking Control Of Your Diabetes

David Maggs
David Maggs, MD

Becton Dickinson Technology Innovation
Fractyl Labs, Amylin, Pfizer, Parke Davis

Jeremy Hodson Pettus MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology
University of California, San Diego

Jay Skyler
Jay Skyler, MD

Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
University of Miami

Stephen Smith, MD

Chief Scientific Officer
AdventHealth Orlando Research Services

A Smart Solution

A titratable, fixed ratio combination of two well understood and FDA approved peptides to control glycemia while mitigating the threat of hypoglycemia.

Our Solution