Rapid Dose Therapeutics Appoints Vice President, Research & Innovation

Published: June 7, 2019

Rapid Dose Therapeutics Corp., a Canadian innovator in drug delivery solutions, announced that Dr. Rina Carlini has been appointed Vice President, Research & Innovation. Dr. Carlini is an accomplished scientist and management executive with 25 years of experience in technology innovation, product development, commercialization within the sectors of health technology, life science, IoT, artificial intelligence, advanced manufacturing, and nanotechnology.

“I am pleased to join RDT at this time of RDT’s scaleup and growth. It is an exciting time to lead science and innovation in the life science industry,” Dr. Rina Carlini.

Dr. Carlini holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Waterloo, and in 2017 she was awarded the Faculty of Science Alumni of Honour. She also holds several certificates from MIT, Harvard University, McMaster University in the areas of Artificial Intelligence for Business Strategy and Business Model Innovation.

Rina’s professional experience spans diverse industries and leadership roles, including pharma drug discovery R&D (Merck, Syntex), as Director of Nanotechnology for Xerox Innovation Group (Canada), Director of Commercialization at GreenCentre Canada, and President & CEO of Haltech Regional Innovation Centre. In addition, Rina is the inventor of over 100 US patents; co-author of 20+ peer-reviewed research articles; serves on the board for Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology, Concordia University’s Gina Cody School of Engineering, and as an expert reviewer for several Canadian funding agencies (OCE, NSERC, CFI).

“We are excited to have Rina join the RDT team and we look forward to engaging her wealth of expertise as RDT enters the next advancement of our global growth within the drug delivery technology sector,” stated Mark Upsdell, President and CEO.