Joseph Randall, Ph.D.

Director of Toxicology

Joseph C. Randall, Ph.D., is the Director of Toxicology. Dr. Randall brings more than 20 years of drug development experience in the design, conduction and reporting of regulated toxicology studies in support of IND and NDA applications for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. His doctoral and postdoctoral research in neurotoxicology was conductedat the University of Michigan. He and has worked at multiple small and mid-sized pharmaceutical companies in Boston and the San Francisco area.

His expertise includes lead selection, lead optimization, in-vitro and in-vivo toxicology studies, safety pharmacology, genetictoxicology, and carcinogenicity assessment in rodents. Dr. Randall has detailed knowledge of FDA, ICH, and OECDguidance’s that pertain to the design and conduct of general and specialized toxicology studies. His areas of therapeutic expertise include the safety assessment of antivirals and drugs to treat neurodegenerative diseases, cancer, and ocularindications. He has more than 10 years of project team experience and has managed many outsourced bioanalytical, pharmacokinetic, and GLP toxicology studies in support of Phase 1 and 2 clinical trials. He has also co-authored 5 successful NDAs and 10 INDs using the common technical document format for regulatory submissions.

Related Articles

Southern Research launches Venture Studio

November 22, 2022

Southern Research has launched a Venture Studio to develop startups that will bring new therapeutic products to market. In conjunction with its partners, Southern Research has more than 20 drug programs currently in preclinical development. These programs hold enormous potential for patients in t...
Read More

Southern Research and Rhodium Scientific send bacteria to space to explore potential cancer treatments

November 7, 2022

Southern Research and Rhodium Scientific have partnered to send bacteria to space on a mission to find new hope for people with cancer. When Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket launched ...
Read More

Moving Science in the next 80 years

September 29, 2022

Since our founding in Birmingham more than 80 years ago, Southern Research has played a pivotal role in Birmingham’s economy and in the scientific advances that have transformed our world. In the past year, we’ve updated our logo and refreshed our website, but we are still doing today what we’...
Read More