Chief Executive Officer
John M. Climaco, Esq. is the CEO of CNS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. For 15 years Mr. Climaco has served in leadership roles in a variety of healthcare companies. Recently Mr. Climaco served as the Executive Vice-President of Perma-Fix Medical S.A where he managed the development of a novel method to produce Technitium-99. Previously Mr. Climaco served as President and CEO of Axial Biotech, Inc., a DNA diagnostics company. In the process of taking Axial from inception to product development to commercialization, Mr. Climaco created strategic partnerships with Medtronic, Johnson & Johnson and Smith & Nephew. Mr. Climaco currently serves as a director of several public companies including Moleculin Biotech, Inc., pharmaceutical company focused on anti-cancer drug candidates. Mr. Climaco also served as a director of PDI, Inc., a provider of outsourced commercial services to pharma companies, and InfuSystem Holdings, Inc., the largest supplier of infusion services to oncologists in the US.
Dr. Sandra L. Silberman
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Sandra L. Silberman, M.D., Ph.D. is the Chief Medical Officer of CNS Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Silberman is a Hematologist/Oncologist who earned her B.A., Sc.M. and Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Arts and Sciences, School of Public Health and School of Medicine, respectively, and her M.D. from Cornell University Medical College, and then completed both a clinical fellowship in Hematology/Oncology as well as a research fellowship in tumor immunology at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA. Dr. Silberman has played key roles in the development of many drugs including Gleevec™, for which she led the global clinical development at Novartis. Dr. Silberman advanced several original, proprietary compounds into Phases I through III during her work with leading biopharmaceutical companies, including Bristol-Myers Squibb, AstraZeneca, Imclone and Roche.
Chief Financial Officer
Matt Lourie, CPA is the CFO of CNS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Lourie has extensive management, accounting and financial experience. Mr. Lourie served as an audit partner of the PCAOB registered firm MaloneBailey where he oversaw audits and financial reporting of SEC registrants. In addition, he served as the Corporate Controller of a public company with over 300 locations across the country. Mr. Lourie is a graduate of the University of Houston where he earned both his Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting and his Masters of Science in Accounting.