Meet the Team

Executive Team The Company has an outstanding executive team in place, some currently part- time, and committed to full time positions as the business ramps in 2016. This team includes several executives who have seen companies from start-up to exits including IPO’s. Nutritional and pharmaceutical experts, biochemists, software experts, engineers, and experienced operational managers are part of the team and of an advisory board to the Board and Executive team. The day to day management includes the following key professionals.

Edison Hudson

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

Formerly Senior Director at iRobot Corp, and founder of five technology companies with three successful exits and two IPOs. Holds 25+ patents and has developed and installed high-speed automation for dozens of Fortune 500 companies. Federal level patent expert witness trial experience. Morehead Scholar UNC, Duke (MBA), Oxford –UK (Engineering Sciences)

L. Staton Noel III

Chief Science Officer & Co-Founder

MS in Gerontology, MBA. Biochemist with over 20 years at GSK in drug discovery, pharmacology, and biotechnology. Multiple peer reviewed publications. Experienced in managing and licensing IP, he has been a Director of Technology Transfer within the University of North Carolina system.

Andrew Schwab, PhD

Chief Operations Officer

A successful entrepreneur with 20+yrs experience building successful technology startups with several exits. He has served on numerous boards and mentored many companies as President of First Flight Venture Center.


Executive Staff

Danny Barnes, PharmD, RPH

Chief Pharmacy Officer

Owner and operator of TCP. TCP was NC’s first FDA registered 503B Outsourcing Facility specializing in high-risk sterile compounding, clinical trials, and personalized medications.

Ray Szafranski Jr., CPA, CMA

Vice President of Finance

6 years Glaxo accounting, Director Finance for Tecan US Inc laboratory robotics supplier, audit/tax, past KPMG, Notre Dame Accounting BS, Duke MBA




Edison Thurman Hudson, Jr.

(See Bio Above)

Lloyd Staton Noel

(See Bio Above)

Thomas Roberg

Chairman, BioMarck Pharmaceuticals

Mark Montgomery

President and CEO of Axium Healthcare.  Former VP of CVS/Caremark.

Michael Olander

CEO, O2 Fitness and MDO Ventures




Danny Barnes

PharmD of Triangle Compounding Pharmacy

Deon Joubert

Executive General Manager (Corporate Advisory) at Sanitarium Health & Wellbeing

Contact Us

Panacea Biomatx
6 Davis Drive, Suite 110
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

Mailing Address
PO Box 110263
Research Triangle Park
NC 27709



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