David Palling - Senior Vice President of Therapeutics at Chromocell Corporation for the last two years

Consultant: CMC and PreClinical Development at LifeQual Pharmaceuticals



Current location

United States

Work category

Pharmaceutical and Science



Profile Activity

As Senior Vice President of Therapeutics at Chromocell Corporation for the last two years, David Palling has led the North Brunswick, New Jersey firm’s drug discovery and development programs. Working in the pre-clinical stages, David Palling focuses on discovering molecules that block the neurons’ Nav1.7 ion channel, thus treating pain. A member of the executive management committee, he holds oversight responsibilities for facilities operations, IT, external communications, and human resources corporate functions.

Mr. Palling earned his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of London and subsequently completed a Ph.D. in Chemistry at the same institution. He undertook postdoctoral research in biochemistry at Brandeis University in Massachusetts prior to beginning his corporate career.

David Palling's Education and Qualifications


PhD/Doctorate - Biochemistry

Brandeis University

Post-Doctoral Research


PhD/Doctorate - Organic Chemistry

University of London

David Palling's Additional Information


Photography, Music particularly British 70s and 80s Elvis Costello, Clash, Jamaican ska, Scuba, Travel, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Support National Trust in UK, dedicated to preservation of national treasures such as homes, areas of natural beauty, the coastline