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William Kinney, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry
Dr. Kinney Dr. William A. Kinney is an IHVR Faculty Member, the KIZ Coordinator, and Director of Technology Innovations.  His research interests include antiviral approaches based on improving the host’s resistance. He coordinates State Programs at the Bucks County Keystone Innovation Zone and provides support to budding entrepreneurs.  Dr. Kinney is the Founder of IteraMed, a company focused on developing treatments for wound management and chronic pain.  He is a medicinal chemist with 25 years of experience in both biotechnology (Magainin Pharmaceuticals) and large pharmaceutical companies (Wyeth, Johnson & Johnson). His expertise includes drug design, synthesis, lead optimization, and process development on both small molecules and peptides.  Dr. Kinney is an inventor of three molecules that entered the clinic – Perzinfotel (CNS disorders and pain), Squalamine (oncology and AMD), and Trodusquemine (obesity) – and has 49 publications and 31 issued U.S. Patents to his credit.

 

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