John Amatruda, MD

John was formerly the SVP and Franchise Head of Diabetes and Obesity at Merck Research Laboratories. He is board-certified in internal medicine, endocrinology and metabolism and has a proven track record in academics and pharmaceutical discovery research and development, including several novel candidate compounds, INDs, translational studies, development programs, and four NDAs. John has over 15 years of experience in academic medicine, and 17 years within the medical industry. He has an extensive history as a Principal Investigator for NIH-funded basic and clinical research. Dr. Amatruda received his B.A. from Yale, his M.D. from the Medical College of Wisconsin, and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in endocrinology/metabolism at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.