Kuzani is developing novel medicines that can be routinely prescribed to and used by children to treat the underlying basis of autism during their key developmental years.
Kuzani is a clinical stage biotechnology company formed specifically to advance novel medicines for the treatment of the core symptoms of autism in children. The company’s team is composed of experienced industry professionals and healthcare investors and is collaborating with Dr. Robert Naviaux at UC San Diego to build upon his important initial clinical work in children with autism.
1 in 54 children will be diagnosed
with autism in 2020*
* CDC, 2020
Kuzani’s mission is to advance its novel anti-purinergic medicines and conduct well-controlled clinical development program that meets the standards of scientific rigor of physicians, FDA, regulatory agencies, and parents for the treatment of pediatric Autism.
Kuzani is working with leading pediatricians, neurologists, clinical sites and thought leaders to design and execute robust clinical studies that can rapidly determine the safety and efficacy of our novel medicines in order to benefit children and families impacted by autism.
Kuzani’s team has decades of experience in drug development, chemistry and manufacturing, clinical study design, and successful submissions to the FDA.
Brent is CEO and founder of Kuzani. He has over 20 years experience in therapeutic and medical device development. Previously, he worked as part of the investment team and The Morningside Group and as the CEO & founder of Cognoa, Inc., a digital therapeutic company developing the first diagnostic for pediatricians to diagnose autism.
Head of Development
Michael Glembourtt, BS, MBA; more than 30 years of drug development experience in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry. Leadership roles on 15+ novel drug development teams including two successful NDA programs.
Chief Medical Officer
Head of CMC
Mike Spellman oversees Kuzani’s CMC activities. He has over 30 years of drug development experience, either as an independent consultant or within companies such as Genentech, Coulter Pharmaceuticals, Millennium and Dynogen.
Head of Regulatory Affairs
Ms. Gottfried has successfully led pharmaceutical, biologic, and medical device product development and pre-commercialization teams over the past 25+ years to over 200 marketing authorizations in the US and Internationally. She is recognized as an expert provider of high-value regulated systems and streamlined regulatory processes that translate to corporate value and monetization.
Director of Clinical Operations
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