Problem Solver

Dean Shinabarger

Areas Dean Shinabarger is Knowledgeable in:

Antibacterial, antifungal, antimicrobial discovery, development, and approval.
Medical device development, with emphasis on antimicrobial coatings.
Animal health and veterinary antibacterial R&D.
Identification of microbes.
Design of weight training equipment

Techniques Dean Shinabarger Uses:

Clearly understand the problem from the client.
Request/find background information through the literature/internet to donfirm that no solution exists.
Outline a potential solution.
Test the solution through lab (if possible) or team involvement.
Review solution with client.
Modify solution if necessary.
Submit solution and/or run final test of the solution in the lab.
Report results to client.

Dean Shinabarger's Problem Solving Skills:

  1. antibacterial, antifungal, antimicrobial R&D
  2. antibacterial IND and NDA
  3. antibacterial target identification
  4. molecular biology
  5. biochemistry
  6. pharmaceutical R&D and manufacturing
  7. Microbial research
  8. weight equipment design

Dean Shinabarger's Problem Solving Experience:

  1. I have written IND and NDA microbiology sections for new antibiotics.
  2. I have identified essential targets for antimicrobial discovery, using molecular biology and biochemistry techniques.
  3. I have participated in the regulatory approval of the antibiotic Zyvox as part of the pharma team which presented to the FDA advisory committee.
  4. I have conducted due diligence for pharma, biotech, and venture captial firms regarding antimicrobial technology.
  5. I have managed laboratories involved in antibacterial discovery.
  6. I have advised clients regarding a strategy for antimicrobial R&D
  7. Founded and operated (as CEO) a CRO called Micromyx. Sold the company in Sept 2019.