Ennio Cavalletti brings over 30 years of drug development experience to his role as Head of Nonclinical Development at ViroStatics. Trained as a veterinarian specializing in small animal clinics, he started his industrial career at Boehringer Mannheim as Director of the Department of Toxicology Safety.
In 1999, he founded Novuspharma, a company devoted to research and development of antitumor drugs, acting as its Director of Research Services and Operations.
In 2006, Dr. Cavalletti founded EOS (Ethical Oncology Science), a company focuses on the development of oncology compounds acquired through various forms of partnering, acting as its VP Operations. He is a European Certified Toxicologist and contract professor at the Specialty Courses on Laboratory Animals Science (University of Milan) and Clinical Pharmacology (University of Milan & Nettuno, Rome). For many years he acted as the Italian coordinator of the Expert Working Groups for ICH (International Conference on Harmonization of Pharmaceutical Guidelines) by appointment of Farmindustria, the association of national and foreign-owned pharmaceutical companies operating in Italy.
He has authored over 110 publications/posters and is an inventor on 6 registered patents.