Chairman and CEO
Dr. Pasternak has had a long-standing research interest in lipid disorders and atherosclerosis, as well as patterns of practice and disease management and prevention. Previously, he was Vice President, Head of Cardiovascular Clinical Research and Head of Global Scientific Affairs and Scientific Leadership at Merck & Co from 2004 and 2010. Prior to this, he was Director of Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation at Massachusetts General Hospital from 1992 to 2004, and he was Associate Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Pasternak has authored more than 100 publications and has spoken widely on the development of drugs for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, and about how academia and industry can better collaborate in biomedical research. He is currently a faculty member of the Weill Cornell School of Medicine, and serves on the Boards of the Founder’s Affiliate of the American Heart Association, the Galien Foundation, and Essentialis Therapeutics.
Cyrille Tupin, C.P.A.
Mr. Tupin was previously Audit Director of Sygnatures, the largest private audit and consulting company in Toulouse, France. He spent more than seven years at PriceWaterhouseCoopers with 2 years of international experience in Canada. He has worked on a number of high-profile business transactions, including the Alcan Group takeover bid for Pechiney and the consolidation audit of Pechiney for Alcan. Mr. Tupin has been a French C.P.A. since 2002.
Constance Keyserling, M.S.
Sr. Vice President, Clinical Development
Ms. Keyserling has over 25 years of global clinical development experience at Parke-Davis, Pfizer, Esperion, and QuatRx. She was previously Vice President of Development Operations at QuatRx. Prior to that, Ms. Keyserling was Senior Director of Operations at Esperion, where her responsibilities included clinical program design and management, clinical outsourcing, regulatory operations and SOP systems development. Constance Keyserling holds a Master's degree in biostatistics from Harvard University.