Stephen is a development scientist and subject matter expert on pharmaceutical formulations, drug delivery and biomaterials. Leveraging his 30 years of experience in the industry, Stephen advises the company in formulation development, pharmaceutical sciences, drug delivery technology and program management. Previously, Stephen was Vice President of Development and founding scientist at BIND Therapeutics (acquired by Pfizer in 2016), and was Vice President of Injectable Products R&D at Alkermes where he led the group responsible for developing Alkermes’ biodegradable polymer-based microsphere products, including Risperdal Consta, Vivitrol and Bydureon. Stephen received a Ph.D. in Biochemical Engineering and a B.S. in Chemistry, both from MIT.