As CSO, Dr. Hava leads the Research and Development organization in the development of iSPERSE dry powder delivery platform. In addition, Dr. Hava directs and manages the company’s therapeutic strategy to identify and prioritize drug targets and drugs that are enabled by the iSPERSE dry powder delivery platform. Dr. Hava joined Pulmatrix in 2006 as one of the first Senior Scientists and has been involved in the early stage research and development programs that identified and characterized several of the key aspects of the Pulmatrix technology. Dr. Hava earned his PhD. in Molecular Biology and Microbiology at Tufts University and completed his post-doctoral training studying immunology and host-pathogen interactions at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Hava has co-authored over 20 papers and abstracts focused on pulmonary infectious disease, immunology and chronic lung diseases.