Palayakotai Raghavan is CEO and Founder of Nanorx INC. He completed Ph.D in Organic Chemistry from Oregon State University (1979) and M.S in Chemistry (1972) from I.I.T Mumbai, India. He has worked on drug discovery for over 25 years at Columbia University, Max-Planck Institute, Germany, Ciba-Geigy (now Novartis) and Boehringer Ingelheim. He has over 12 patents and another 15 pending patent applications.
The present invention provides nanoparticulate policosanol, and octacosanol formulations including these particles, as a well as methods of using the particles and formulations for treatment and prophylaxis of various diseases and conditions.