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Meet the Cila Team

Our mission is to develop and deliver intelligent therapeutics to address the neglected or under-served medical needs of patients with respiratory diseases. 

OUR TEAM

Safia K. Rizvi, PhD, MBA

CEO & Founder

Todd Astor, MD, MBA

Head of Clinical Development

Deborah A. Huyghe, PhD

Head of Project Management

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Dinah Sah, PhD

Dennis Underwood, PhD

Safia K. Rizvi, PhD, MBA

OUR SCIENTIFIC AND CLINICAL ADVISORS

Dr. Jeanine D'Armiento, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine 

Director, Center for LAM and Rare Lung Disease and Molecular Pulmonology at

Columbia University Medical center.

Dr. Larry C. Lands, MD, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics

Director, Pediatric Respiratory Medicine  & Pulmonary Function Laboratory

McGill University

Dr. David Weaver, PhD

Research, Development, and Strategy Consultant in the Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industry

OUR COLLABORATORS

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PCD Foundation is an advocacy organization with a vision is to improve the quality of life of those affected by PCD and to develop the means to find a cure.

Lovelace Biomedical is a not-for-profit contract research organization with a rich history of helping its pharmaceutical and biotechnology partners achieve great things.