2022 Finalist: Outstanding Achievement in Health – Research
Dr. Peter Facchini, Professor, University of Calgary and Chief Innovation Officer, Enveric Biosciences.
Dr. Facchini is a Professor of Plant Biochemistry in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Calgary, and past Canada Research Chair in Plant Metabolic Processes Biotechnology, and is currently a Parex Resources Innovation Fellow in the Faculty of Science. Dr. Facchini co-founded and was Chief Scientific Officer of Willow Biosciences Inc. and Epimeron Inc. Dr. Facchini has published over 160 scientific papers and co-invented over 30 patents.
University of Calgary / Enveric Biosciences Inc – Novel small-molecule therapeutics for the treatment of anxiety, depression and addiction disorders. The discovery and innovation engine at Enveric Biosciences targets the design of novel molecules.