Allen Kesselring, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer and Founding Member
Dr. Kesselring received his doctorate in Organic Chemistry from Washington University in St. Louis, MO. He was also instrumental in establishing a research laboratory for Dr. Scott Gilbertson in the Toxicology Department of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Then, in 2005, he joined Chemir Analytical Services where he was responsible for driving a variety of research and development programs dealing with method development and validation, extractables and leachables, and impurities and degradants in pharmaceutical and medical device products. Dr. Kesselring also helped lead Chemir’s newly developed division, Cyanta Analytical Services. In 2008, he took on the role of Director of Analytical Operations and was later promoted to Vice President and General Manager. When Cyanta was purchased by Evans Analytical Group, Dr. Kesselring continued his leadership role as Managing Director of the Life Sciences Division.
Dr. Kesselring has become an industry recognized expert in extractable and leachable programs, authoring many presentations, papers, posters, and articles regarding this topic.