By Louis Garguilo, Chief Editor, Outsourced Pharma
"Outsourcing and working with CDMOs can be stressful enough when things go right, let alone when they go wrong. There are so many moving parts all the time, and new things come up."
KENT PRYOR, CEO, ZZ Biotech
In 1996, “while in grad school at MIT, my professor tossed me into the back of a truck along with the chemicals and moved to The Scripps Research Institute in San Diego.” So recalls Kent Pryor with a light touch on how he would wind up a component of the Southern California biotechnology boom. His former advisor is Professor Emeritus Julius Rebek, department of chemistry at Scripps, and Pryor, as CEO of ZZ Biotech, has become a one-person outsourcing phenom.