David Gschneidner

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.

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