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Senior Director, Business Development
Mr. Rash serves as Senior Director of Business Development at ProtaGene (previously BioAnalytix). He is a commercial leader and serial entrepreneur with 35 years of experience focused on CMC/development of complex biologics. Mr. Rash began his career in the lab as a protein scientist and progressed to global leadership roles in corporate and business development. His expertise ranges from characterization and QC technologies application for pre-clinical and clinical development of recombinant protein biologics to facilities and laboratory operational management to global sales and marketing. With an established career in complex biologics, Mr. Rash is adept at identifying opportunities and working with partners to tap into exciting areas in the biopharma industry.
Before joining ProtaGene, Mr. Rash held roles of increasing technical, corporate, operational, and business development responsibility at Blue Stream Laboratories, Essenix Pharmaceuticals, Charles River Laboratories, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Ascent Biotechnology Recruiters, Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania, and Tektagen.
Mr. Rash holds a B.S. in Microbiology from West Chester.
Analytical Solutions from Research to Market
Discovery – Pre-clinical
Biologic Candidate Evaluation, Optimization and Selection into IND
Phase I – Phase III
Release, Clinical Data and Characterization Packages for Accelerating Phase I-III Programs through BLA
Registration – Market
Commercial-Stage Comparability Testing by Qualified Advanced Methods
Recombinant Proteins—Including Complex, Highly Glycosylated Proteins
Multi-subunit Complexes—Protein, Nucleotide, Ligand
Enzyme Replacement Therapies
ADCs and Protein Conjugates
Vaccines, Including Subunit/Recombinant
Cell and Gene Therapeutic Platform Expertise
Complex, Envelope Vectors