Diane Ordway Thompson brings extensive U.S. and global business, scientific, and clinical experience to Innara Health. She was the co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer for CyDex, Inc. and Chief Operating Officer and Medical Researcher for Sunflower Neonatology, where she managed the first clinical study of the NTrainer System. Other notable accomplishments include:

  • Responsible for preclinical safety, manufacturing, IP and technology utilization, both U.S. and global, for CyDex, Inc.
  • Managed research, development and commercialization of drug delivery technologies for Higuchi Biosciences Center 
  • Established the first research program for Sunflower Neonatology, including two clinical programs evaluating the NTrainer System technology

Diane received her bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Avila College in Kansas City, as well as her master's degree and Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of Kansas