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Core Team

Prof K. Michael Spyer, PhD, Chairman

Former Chair of National Health Service London

Former Vice-Provost for Biomedicine and former Vice-Provost for Enterprise at the University College London

Dr. Everard Mascarenhas, PhD, MBA


25+ years experience commercialising early-stage technologies

CEO of 3 start-ups from concept to profitability

Prof Alexander Gourine, PhD, Founder & CSO

Professor of Physiology; Director of the Research Centre for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Neuroscience at the University College London

Dr. Andrey Gourine, MD, PhD

Founder & CMO

8+ years experience in pharmaceutical industry; former group leader in Cardiovascular Drug Discovery programme at Servier Pharma.

Tim O'Connell


Qualified ACA, expert in licensing and international distribution contracts.

Our Advisors

Prof Per-Ove Sjoqust, PhD

Prof. Emeritus, Department of Cardiology, Karolinska Institute, Sweden; 25+ years of executive level experience in the pharmaceutical industry; Former chief of Cardiovascular Pharmacology Department at AstraZeneca.

Prof Julian FR Paton, PhD, FRSNZ

Professor of Translational Physiology and Director of The Heart Research Centre (Auckland, NZ); world leading authority in the mechanisms of hypertension.

Dr George Zajick, PhD

Regulatory expert, George Zajicek (ex-Director of Regulatory Affairs at Boehringer Ingelheim and  Unipath and Marketing Director, Axis-Shield) has taken several pharmaceutical and device-based treatments through the CE and FDA approval processes. 

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