TurmericUltra

OUR TEAM

Hemachand Tummala - M.Pharmacy, Ph.D.

Inventor
Hemachand Tummala is an Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the South Dakota State University (SDSU), Brookings, SD, USA. He has over 20 years of research experience in disease biology, immunology, and drug delivery. His research interests are in designing various vaccine and drug delivery platforms for cancer, infectious diseases, and for improving intestinal health. Dr. Tummala has vast experience in the commercialization of novel platform technologies in pharmaceutical and nutraceutical fields. He has also been serving as a technical consultant for various pharmaceutical companies within the USA and abroad.

His inventions “pathogen mimicking vaccine delivery system” (PMVDS) won the national award “2013-American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists- Innovation in Biotechnology” and ‘Ora-Curcumin Technology” was recognized with “2016-Eudragit-North America Award”.

Patrick Tyrance - MD, MPP, MBA

Patrick Tyrance, Jr is a licensed physician and orthopedic surgeon with 15- plus years experience. He received his bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he was also a three-year letter winner on the Nebraska football team. He earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and a degree in health policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He completed his orthopedic surgery training at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Combined Orthopedic Surgery Program.
He takes a creative approach to his surgical practice and incorporates integrative, holistic and other non-operative approaches to maximize his patient’s health and function. He also has an interest in healthcare technology and is an active advisor for several successful start-up enterprises. He completed his MBA in healthcare from The George Washington University.

Alexander Zubkov - MD, Ph.D.

Advisor Medical Strategy
Responsible for NapticBio medical affairs and clinical programs strategy and making sure NapticBio pursues a series of successful IND’s, and Phase I-III Clinical trials for FDA approvals through to post-market surveillance.
Dr. Alexander Zubkov is a very experienced neurologist who received initial neurosurgical training in Russia, followed by PhD in Physiology and neurology residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Subsequently, Dr. Zubkov completed his training in Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, specializing in stroke and neurocritical care. Dr. Zubkov has a large practice covering all areas of neurology, including headaches, dementia and of course vascular neurology. He published over 60 peer-reviewed papers and participated in multiple studies. His current practice is in Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology in Edina, MN.

Lenny Lomax - M.D.

Lenny Lomax, M.D. is the Founder, President & CEO of Ultimaxx Health (www.ultimaxxhealth.com), an early stage Pharma Company that develops innovative natural solutions for pressing public health problems. Ultimaxx Health has 3 primary areas of emphasis, pain management, mental/brain health and human performance optimization. Initially Ultimaxx Health has focused its efforts on the prescription painkiller epidemic and non-optimal safety issues associated with other prescription and OTC painkillers and therefore have developed LEVARE® (pronounced la-var-ay), a U.S. patented No 8,147,882 clinically tested, safe and very effective, natural, non-narcotic, non-habit forming, OTC pain relief supplement that is poised to make a significant positive impact on the current opioid epidemic as well as provide consumers with a safe, effective natural alternative to other prescription and OTC analgesics that have very adverse safety profiles. Dr. Lomax’s experience and current role with Ultimaxx Health will translate well in assisting Turmeric Ultra with its business development objectives.

Dr. Lomax obtained his Bachelors of Science degree from Temple University, received his Medical Doctorate from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency training at the top-ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.

David Murayama

David obtained his MBET degree at the University of Waterloo, Canada specializing in new ventures and innovation management, and his BSc in Economics at Suffolk University, US. David has extensive experience as an early-stage business consultant with proven ability in evaluating trends, business models and strategies for a variety of industries. Previously he worked in business development and operations with an M&A firm; consulted for a number of early-stage technology companies in the life science space, collaborated with a non-profit organization in publishing an industry report about the state of vertical farming, and worked with the Mexican Mission to the United Nations in the green economy space.

Corey Park

Mr. Park is a Certified Hedge Fund Professional (CHP), with additional (CHP) certifications at the highest level in Portfolio Analytics and Risk Management. He attended the Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business (Leadership and Management) and has served in executive leadership positions for over 24 years. As an experienced serial entrepreneur, Mr. Park has founded and built many companies over the years and has experience taking private companies public. He brings value to companies by identifying and utilizing leverage, building momentum in their marketplace and positioning the entities to maximize strategic resource and capital channels within the private and public markets.

Brigitte LoCicero

Business Development
Brigitte is a seasoned entrepreneur and experienced innovation leader for early stage companies. She specializes in business development and has consulted for startups across a broad spectrum of emergent technologies, developing effective business models and go-to-market strategies that drive corporate growth. She has been instrumental in spearheading fundraising initiatives, successfully securing both private and public sector funding. Brigitte is passionate about technology and entrepreneurship and excels at identifying and capitalizing on industry trends.

Vincent Marsland

Advisor
Vincent graduated from Imperial College London with an MBA. During his studies he received the Dean’s Award for Inspiring Brilliant Minds for his work with the campus Entrepreneurship Club along with the Joan Woodward Memorial Prize. He was also a Microsoft Student Partner, Education Committee Student Representative and studied abroad for part of his degree at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. 

Prior to pursuing an MBA, Vincent worked for a variety of technology and entertainment companies in various roles, including marketing, project management and strategy. He has worked for global firms such as IBM and Sony along with a number of startups and independent companies such as giffgaff, Jagex, Giggling Starfish, and The News Hub. He has helped launch dozens of products, ranging from fintech platforms to video games and ecommerce sites. He is a certified product manager, company coach and has nearly a decade of experience in leadership and management roles. Vincent has lived in eight countries on three different continents and thus brings an international perspective and deep understanding of global business practices to ATV.