Brian Windsor, Ph.D.
Dr. Windsor is currently President and CEO of Lung Therapeutics, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on novel therapeutics to address unmet needs in lung injury and disease. He has spent the last 18 years in the formation and management of life science-based technology ventures and has led technology development and licensing to major pharmaceutical firms as well as public and private biotechnology companies. Dr. Windsor brings recent leadership experience in pharmaceutical drug development and most recently served as President of Enavail, LLC, a specialty pharmaceutical manufacturing company developing unique formulations for superior drug performance. While at Enavail, Dr. Windsor oversaw all aspects of pharmaceutical drug development, including drug selection, regulatory strategy, preclinical and clinical strategy, GMP manufacturing, and strategic partnering for pharma products.
Prior to his role with Enavail, Dr. Windsor directed portfolio company management for Emergent Technologies Inc. (ETI), an early stage technology venture creation and management company. During his tenure at ETI, Dr. Windsor has served as Managing Director or President for ten of ETI’s portfolio companies and has been involved in the conception, technology licensing, corporate and technical strategic planning, launch, and business development of all of these ventures. Applications areas of these companies span diverse segments within life and material sciences and include pharmaceutical development and manufacturing, drug delivery, and biotechnology.
Prior to joining ETI, he was Founder and Vice President of R&D for Texagen, Inc., a startup focused on genetic and chemical methods for overcoming mechanisms of drug resistance important to medicine and agriculture. At Texagen he directed outsourced research efforts at university labs and third party contract research companies, and he interfaced with corporate partners interested in feasibility studies and in-licensing discussions.
He holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from The University of Texas at Austin, is an invited speaker for both scientific and technology transfer events, and is an inventor on multiple patents and patent applications.