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Dr. Elrod is an accomplished scientist with extensive experience in complex domestic and multinational pharmaceutical organizations.  His expertise spans all areas of drug discovery and development including preclinical, clinical, project management, CMC, technical assessment and strategic planning. He has successfully managed drug discovery, drug development and lifecycle management programs in both fully integrated and semi-virtual drug development environments.
  • Extensive experience in acquisitions and mergers
  • 35+ years of pharmaceutical leadership
  • Provided leadership, technical input and oversight in the design and execution of drug development programs resulting in submission of 28 new drug applications and 20+ currently marketed products including
    CNS, cardiovascular, gastro-intestinal, ophthalmological, endocrine
    and oncology
Positions Held
  • Group leader, Drug Safety Bristol-Myers
  • Manager, Research Toxicology Alcon Laboratories
  • Head Biological Sciences, 3M Pharmaceuticals
  • Vice President, Scientific Affairs Abbott Laboratories (TAP)
  • Executive Scientific Advisor, Upsher-Smith Laboratories
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology
  • Vice President Research and Development, Tansna Therapeutics inc
  • B.S.  Biochemistry/Biomedical Science Texas A&M
  • Ph.D.  Pharmacology/Toxicology University of Texas Austin
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