Douglas Brenneman, PhD

Douglas Brenneman, PhD – Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Brenneman has over 30 years of research experience as a Section Chief within the intramural program at NICHD and as a Senior Research Fellow at Johnson & Johnson. He has more than 170 scientific publications and 15 patents focused on both evaluating neurotoxic and neuroprotective substances with various Central Nervous System preparations. At Johnson & Johnson, he was a team leader of the drug discovery group that advanced three compounds through discovery and preclinical testing. Two of these compounds are currently in clinical trials. As a result of his NIH work, a neuroprotective peptide (davunetide) that he co-discovered is currently in phase III clinical trials. Dr. Brenneman has demonstrated scientific experience to drive an innovative program of drug discovery focused on diseases of the central nervous system. Dr. Brenneman is the founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Advanced Neural Dynamics which is located at the Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center in Doylestown, PA.

Dr. Brenneman is a co-inventor of Kannalife’s recent US Patent #9611213 “Novel Functionalized 1,3 Benzene Diols and Their Method of Use for the Treatment of Hepatic Encephalopathy.”