Vice President, Carrier R&D
As Emisphere’s Lead Chemist, Dr. Gschneidner is responsible for developing a better understanding of the Eligen® Technology. Dr. Gschneidner joined Emisphere in 1996 as a Medicinal Chemist and over the years has been involved in the design, synthesis, scale-up and manufacture of Emisphere carriers. Other responsibilities have included overseeing carrier screening and serving as a technical liaison to Emisphere’s partners. Previously, Dr. Gschneidner worked as research scientist at Cytec and as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Dr. Gschneidner holds a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from University of Wisconsin, Madison and a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Iowa State University. Dr. Gschneidner has authored a number of scientific communications, including peer reviewed scientific publications and national conference presentations. He is an inventor on twenty-four U.S. patents.