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Marinus Pharmaceuticals’ management team is committed to developing ganaxolone for treatment of drug-resistant seizures and neuropsychiatric disorders in both the hospital and home settings.

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Dave is a global pharmaceutical development and operations executive with more than 30 years experience in advancing complex, technology-based products from proof of concept through commercialization.

David A. Czekai, Vice President Manufacturing

Dave is a global pharmaceutical development and operations executive with more than 30 years experience in advancing complex, technology-based products from proof of concept through commercialization. He is a pioneer in the areas of developing and advancing nanotechnology to commercial success for multiple FDA-approved drug products. At Marinus, Dave leads drug product development and manufacturing initiatives for all clinical programs. Dave started his career at Eastman Kodak where he was co-inventor of Kodak’s NanoCrystal® technology platform, and co-founder of Kodak’s pharmaceutical subsidiary NanoSystems LLC (later acquired by Elan Corporation). While at Elan (later acquired by Alkermes), Dave led the NanoCrystal® business, including responsibility for drug delivery product development and commercialization within the global pharmaceutical industry. After his tenure at Alkermes, Dave founded and served as president of NanoCentrix LLC, a technology start-up engaged in development and commercialization of the next generation of nanotechnology materials and manufacturing processes.

Dave holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in chemical engineering from Clarkson University and has been inducted to Omega Chi Epsilon and Tau Beta PI National Engineering Honor Societies.

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