Dr. McVicar’s career in the pharmaceutical industry spans more than 30 years. He has held numerous high ranking positions, leading teams at Sandoz, Novartis, RPR Gencell, Sepracor, Innotek Pharmaceuticals, Flex Pharmaceuticals, and Salarius pharmaceuticals. During his career, Dr. McVicar has personally overseen the development of multiple drug candidates from early testing all the way through to approval, including BROVANA®, XOPENEX MDI®, and XOPENEX’s pediatric approval. As a C-suite executive Dr. McVicar has raised well over $100MM in venture financing, lead numerous licensing transactions, and has successful executed the merger of Flex and Salarius Pharmaceuticals, where he remains Chair of the board of Directors. Dr. McVicar earned his B.S. in Chemistry from SUNY College at Oneonta and his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Vermont. He is an author on numerous peer-reviewed scientific publications and an inventor on 15 issued US patents.