Senior Clinical Research Scientist

Tibor Szentendrei PortraitAs a senior clinical research scientist, Dr. Tibor Szentendrei provides medical, scientific, and operational leadership and management of clinical research studies for multiple government clients. As project manager for a subcontract with Northrop-Grumman Corporation and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, he provides clinical study, data management, regulatory and statistical analysis support for the development of a new biodosimetry device. Successful management of this project involves coordinating a broad range of disciplines and requires strong scientific as well as technical background knowledge.

Dr. Szentendrei leads the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute on Aging (NIA) Clinical Trials Operations Support Center contract. His extensive experience in biomedical and pharmaceutical research, combined with his strong background in bioinformatics and broad knowledge of NIH studies and clinical study regulatory requirements, facilitates the management of this complex project. He has worked with the NIA to develop general and study specific guidelines and training and evaluate clinical trial documents for accuracy and compliance with NIH and federal guidelines, regulations, and policies.

Dr. Szentendrei’s research experience covers development of new clinical diagnostic assays and technologies for government biodefense programs, basic neuroscience research of neural and immunological processes in stress and disease, and psychoactive drug research, resulting in more than 20 publications in scientific journals and numerous presentations on scientific meetings.

He holds a doctorate of philosophy in biochemistry and a master’s degree in biology, both from Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Hungary.