Over the last three decades, David Palling has established himself as a leading executive in the field of biopharmaceutical research and development. Since 2010, he has worked for the executive team of Chromocell Corporation, where he is Senior Vice President of Therapeutics. In his present role at the New Jersey firm, David Palling directs strategy and execution of the Division’s daily and long-term operations.
At the beginning of his career, Mr. Palling worked as a Project Director and Head of Analytical Research and Development (R&D) at Hoffman-La Roche, a worldwide health care research firm in Nutley, New Jersey. He previously held the title of Vice President of R&D at Johnson & Johnson Company’s Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, and he has also filled leadership roles at organizations including Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. and J&J Pharmaceutical Research Institute, where he served as Senior Director of New Product Development
Mr. Palling has lectured before conference audiences at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences Annual Meeting and the School of Pharmacy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In addition, he has published research in academic journals such as Pharmaceutical Research, Microchimica Acta, and the Journal of Organic Chemistry.
In 1980, David Palling earned a Doctor of Philosophy at the University of London, where he studied organic chemistry, and completed a thesis entitled “Synthetic and Mechanistic Aspects of the Reaction of Hydroxylamine with Cytosine and Derivatives.” At the end of his doctoral work, he did three years of postgraduate biochemistry research at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Committed to charitable giving, David Palling contributes regularly to the National Trust, an organization that works to preserve historical and cultural sites throughout the United Kingdom. A lifelong soccer fan, he follows England’s Tottenham Hotspur Football Club. In his spare time, Mr. Palling also enjoys SCUBA diving, photography, and travel.
North Brunswick, NJ
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