Accelerating Breakthrough Discoveries into Medicines

Timothy J. Pelura, PhD

Timothy J. Pelura, PhD


Dr. Pelura is Executive-in-Residence at BioMotiv.

Dr. Pelura is a serial life science entrepreneur with over 40 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries and has been pivotal in the development of several new drugs and devices spanning numerous therapeutic areas.

Dr. Pelura has enjoyed a long history of growing early/idea stage life science companies through various financing strategies to well-capitalized, successful companies.  His previous positions include CEO of Surpass, Inc., a preclinical CRO; Chairman, President & CEO of Immunome, an antibody platform company; CEO of Promedior, a product-focused biotech company developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of fibrotic disorders and diseases; Chief Scientific Officer for Kereos, a biopharma company focusing on oncology, cardiology, and molecular imaging; President and COO of Provasis Therapeutics, a developer of interventional neurosurgical devices; executive R&D positions at Neuron Therapeutics and Alliance Pharmaceutical Corp; and various positions at Pharmacia, a pharmaceutical and biotech company.   

Dr. Pelura is also pivotally involved in several non-profit, regional, and national life science initiatives and holds a PhD in chemistry from Rutgers University.