President and CEO, Amarex Clinical Research
In 1998, Dr. Kazem Kazempour co-founded Amarex Clinical Research, LLC, a full-service international contract research organization (CRO) providing clinical trial services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device communities. For over 30 years, Dr. Kazempour conducted clinical research activities with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and numerous other research centers, participated in many DSMBs and presented to the U.S. FDA on more than 100 clinical products. He has also presented to regulatory agencies in Europe and Asia. Dr. Kazempour has worked in many therapeutic areas, including but not limited to, vaccines, anti-infectives, anti-virals, AIDS and cardiovascular diseases. Additionally, Dr. Kazempour served as Senior Staff Fellow and Mathematical Statistician at the U.S. FDA, supervising and conducting independent statistical analyses of clinical trials and reviewing statistical sections of IND/NDA submissions. He currently teaches at George Washington University, and sits on GW’s Regulatory Affairs Advisory board. Dr. Kazempour received his Ph.D. in Statistics from Colorado State University, Fort Collins.