Carmen M. Baldino, Ph.D.
Dr. Baldino is a scientific co-founder of Jasco Pharmaceuticals, LLC and the company’s President. Prior to joining Jasco, Dr. Baldino was one of the scientific founders of China based BioDuro, LLC, an integrated R&D services company, and served as its Vice President of Chemistry and Business Development. Dr. Baldino also spent ten years at ArQule, Inc., most recently as Vice President of Chemistry, managing a group of scientists responsible for early discovery technologies, medicinal chemistry, and analytical chemistry. Dr. Baldino obtained his B.S. in Chemistry from Southern Connecticut State University (1987), Ph.D. from Purdue University & the Scripps Research Institute (1993) with Professor Dale L. Boger, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Yale University with Professor Harry H. Wasserman. Dr. Baldino’s academic research focused on the total synthesis of natural products and bioorganic chemistry.
Justin Caserta, B.S., M.B.A.
Mr. Caserta is a scientific co-founder of Jasco Pharmaceuticals, LLC and the company’s Vice President of Operations and Business Development. Mr. Caserta is an experienced leader in healthcare technology, having held management positions in multiple biotechnology and medical device companies. Prior to helping found Jasco Pharma, Mr. Caserta served as the manager of equipment manufacturing at NxStage Medical, a leading medical products company focused on transforming renal care. Before that he spent more than ten years at ArQule, Inc., a development stage oncology company, most recently as Director of Technical Operations managing a group of scientists and engineers responsible for technology development and high throughput chemical synthesis supporting ArQule’s drug discovery collaborations. Mr. Caserta earned his B.S. in Chemical Engineering (1995) and M.B.A. (2006) from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.