President & Chief Scientific Officer
Cellceutix Corporation, USA
Dr. Krishna Menon has more than 25 years of experience in drug development with academia and industry. Dr. Menon is a co-founder of Cellceutix and has served as President and Director since inception in June 2007. Prior to Cellceutix, Dr. Menon served at Eli Lilly as Group Leader, Cancer In Vivo Research and Clinical Development. At Lilly, Dr. Menon played a key role in lead selection and pre-clinical development of Gemzar and Alimta, two anti-cancer drugs which have generated billions of dollars in yearly revenue. In addition, Lilly honored Dr. Menon with the prestigious President’s Recognition Award. Prior to Eli Lilly, Dr. Menon operated his own veterinary oncology and drug development consultancy practice. Earlier in his career, he held research scientist positions at Miles Laboratories and Dana Farber Cancer Research Institute, where he worked under the direction of Dr. Emil Frei, one of the world’s leading oncologists and a leader in medical research. Dr. Menon is a trained veterinary surgeon and holds a PhD in Pharmacology from Kerala University. His PhD work focused on anti-folate therapy of various cancers.
Evaluation of NCE, NBE, etc, conducting tests and experiments both clinical and preclinical, and submission to FDA, EU, etc.