Neil W. Flanzraich

Director
 

Mr. Flanzraich is the Executive Chairman of Cantex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (formerly ParinGenix, Inc.), a privately-owned biotech company, where he previously served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, and Executive Chairman of Alzheon, Inc., a privately-owned biotech company. He has been a private investor since February 2006.  From 1998 through its sale to TEVA Pharmaceuticals Industries, Ltd. in January 2006, he served as Vice Chairman and President of IVAX Corporation, an international pharmaceutical company. From 1995 to 1998, Mr. Flanzraich served as Chairman of the Life Sciences Legal Practice Group of Heller Ehrman LLP, a law firm, and from 1981 to 1994, served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and member of the Operating and Executive Committees of Syntex Corporation, an international pharmaceutical company. Mr. Flanzraich serves as Chairman of Atlantix Care Corporation, a privately-owned healthcare provider; Chairman and Co-Founder of AgoneX Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately owned biotech company; and a member of the Board of Directors of Atrium European Real Estate Limited, an owner/manager of shopping centers in Central and Eastern Europe. He previously served as a director and as Lead Independent Director of Equity One Inc., and as a director of a number of other public and private companies. He received an A.B. from Harvard College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.