Dr. Fornari, co-founder of BioMech, brings more than 35 years of research, scientific and executive experience to this biotechnology group. Previously Dr. Fornari co-founded and was the CEO and medical director of Dominion Diagnostics, one of the country’s leading pharmaceutical monitoring laboratories and served there from 1997 to 2011.
Prior to Dominion, Dr. Fornari was a research scientist and consultant to the pharmaceutical industry. He has extensive experience in basic scientific research, clinical medicine, toxicology, chemistry, teaching and drug development and has managed several academic, industrial and clinical laboratories and research facilities. Dr. Fornari has authored numerous scientific publications, has regularly presented at national scientific meetings, has been a member of many scientific societies, holds several patents and is a frequent speaker and industry expert in molecular genetics and pharmacology.
Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Fornari earned a B.S. degree in Biology from St. Vincent College, received Master’s training in Neurophysiology at Ohio University and holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology with postdoctoral training in medicinal and analytical chemistry, biophysics, drug design, and molecular genetics from the Medical College of Virginia.