Richard C. Franzese, DPhil, joined Certara in June 2017. He has expertise in model-based meta-analysis and population PK/PD modeling and simulation. His work covers areas including infectious diseases, vascular diseases, and neuroscience at various phases of drug development and for regulatory submissions.
Richard was trained as a physicist, with a focus on biological and condensed matter physics, before completing his DPhil in Engineering Science at the University of Oxford. Whilst at Oxford, Richard was part of the interdisciplinary Life Sciences Interface Doctoral Training Centre, led by Professor David Gavaghan, and conducted research in Computational Biochemistry and Materials Science, in addition to his DPhil research which utilized mixed-effects modeling and dynamics systems theory in Biomechanics.
Richard enjoys hiking and running in his free time; he was a competitive distance runner for 10 years and won the Oxford-Cambridge Varsity Cross Country and Mile races. Richard has also taught mathematics and coached track and field.