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The concept of Experimentica Ltd. is to bridge a gap between the development of novel in vitroex vivo and in vivo ocular models and their use in developing clinical applications as well as to draw upon academic knowledge in a contract based organization.

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Our management team combines years’ of experience in ophthalmic and neurological indications.

Prior to joining Experimentica Ltd., our team has held faculty positions in academia and leadership positions in the life sciences industry.

Giedrius Kalesnykas

Giedrius Kalesnykas, PhD

President and Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Kalesnykas has extensive research experience in eye research and neuroscience developing ... Read More
Jenni Hakkarainen

Jenni J. Hakkarainen, PhD

Acting Chief Operating Officer and Director R&D Operations
Dr. Hakkarainen has a strong research background in ex vivo and in vitro drug permeability testing and prediction of drug transport across biological barriers, such as cornea ... Read More
Simon Kaja

Simon Kaja, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer and Director North American Operations
Dr. Kaja is an internationally recognised expert in experimental ophthalmology and neuroscience and regular consultant to both pharma and biotech companies ... Read More
Satu Mering

Satu Mering, PhD, Docent

Director Laboratory of Animal Research
Dr. Mering has over 20 years’ experience in the area of laboratory animal science, especially ... Read More
Marc Gimenez

Marc Cerrada-Gimenez, PhD

Director In Vivo Pharmacology
Dr. Cerrada-Gimenez obtained his PhD in Biotechnology from the A.I. Virtanen Institute at the University of Eastern Finland in 2011. Shortly thereafter ... Read More
Leona Damalakiene, PhD

Leona Damalakiene, PhD

Director for R&D Operations, Lithuanian site
Dr. Damalakiene holds a PhD in biomedical applications, nanomedicine and nanotechnology ... Read More
Symantas Ragauskas, PhD

Symantas Ragauskas, PhD

Director In Vivo Pharmacology, Lithuanian site
Dr. Ragauskas holds a Ph.D. degree in Biology from Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania ... Read More

Our management team combines years’ of experience in ophthalmic and neurological indications.

Prior to joining Experimentica Ltd., our team has held faculty positions in academia and leadership positions in the life sciences industry.

Giedrius Kalesnykas

Giedrius Kalesnykas, PhD

President and Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Kalesnykas has extensive research experience in eye research and neuroscience developing ... Read More
Jenni Hakkarainen

Jenni J. Hakkarainen, PhD

Acting Chief Operating Officer and Director R&D Operations
Dr. Hakkarainen has a strong research background in ex vivo and in vitro drug permeability testing and prediction of drug transport across biological barriers, such as cornea ... Read More
Simon Kaja

Simon Kaja, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer and Director North American Operations
Dr. Kaja is an internationally recognised expert in experimental ophthalmology and neuroscience and regular consultant to both pharma and biotech companies ... Read More
Satu Mering

Satu Mering, PhD, Docent

Director Laboratory of Animal Research
Dr. Mering has over 20 years’ experience in the area of laboratory animal science, especially ... Read More
Marc Gimenez

Marc Cerrada-Gimenez, PhD

Director In Vivo Pharmacology
Dr. Cerrada-Gimenez obtained his PhD in Biotechnology from the A.I. Virtanen Institute at the University of Eastern Finland in 2011. Shortly thereafter ... Read More
Leona Damalakiene, PhD

Leona Damalakiene, PhD

Director for R&D Operations, Lithuanian site
Dr. Damalakiene holds a PhD in biomedical applications, nanomedicine and nanotechnology ... Read More
Symantas Ragauskas, PhD

Symantas Ragauskas, PhD

Director In Vivo Pharmacology, Lithuanian site
Dr. Ragauskas holds a Ph.D. degree in Biology from Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania ... Read More

LATEST NEWS

New Board of Directors announced

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Experimentica Ltd., a global contract research organization that specializes in preclinical models for ophthalmic diseases, is pleased to announce its ... Read More

New insights to the supporting mechanism of fluid management in the neural retina

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Angiopoietin-4 was identified as the first growth factor having a venous-specific function in the mouse retina, according to a publication ... Read More

Experimentica Ltd. opens a new R&D site in Lithuania

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The investment totaling €1.6 million was supported, in part, by a competitive award “Smart FDI” (project no. 01.2.1-LVPA-T-848-01-005) under the ... Read More

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