Ivan Gergel, M.D.
Dr. Gergel currently serves on the boards of Realm Therapeutics, Inc. and Neuraptive Therapeutics. He is also a Managing Partner and Chief Medical Officer of New Rhein Healthcare Investors LLC. Previously, Dr. Gergel served as Senior Vice President, Drug Development & Chief Medical Officer of Nektar Therapeutics. During his time at Nektar, Dr. Gergel supervised clinical research, medical affairs, regulatory affairs and drug safety and surveillance. Prior to this role, Dr. Gergel served as Chief Scientific Officer and Executive Vice President, Research & Development of Endo Health Solutions, Inc. where he managed a number of programs including clinical, research, regulatory, project management and medical affairs. His responsibilities were particularly directed towards the late-stage development programs and product approvals. Prior to joining Endo, Dr. Gergel held a number of positions at the Forest Research Institute of Forest Laboratories, Inc. including both Senior Vice President of Scientific Affairs and President. During his tenure at Forest, he successfully led development programs resulting in the approval of numerous NCEs for a range of CNS disorders and other medical conditions, including Namenda® for Alzheimer’s disease. Prior to those roles, Dr. Gergel was a senior leader at SmithKline Beecham.
Dr. Gergel received his M.D. from The Royal Free Medical School of The University of London and an MBA from the Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania.