NDA Partners LLC: A Development Partner to Biopharmaceutical Investors and Companies

Gary D. Novack, PhD

Practice Area Focus

  • Drugs
  • Devices
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Clinical Trial Design
  • Ophthalmology


Dr. Gary Novack joined NDA Partners in 2013. He is an expert in clinical trial design and analysis, and a highly respected clinical pharmacologist with 25-years of experience in pharmaceutical research and development.

Dr. Novack was formerly a Director of Inspire Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Associate Director of Glaucoma, Ophthalmology Clinical Research at Allergan Pharmaceuticals; and Senior Research Pharmacologist and Head of Neuropharmacology Laboratory at Merrell Dow Research Center. He has worked with pharmaceutical and medical device firms to prepare drug development plans, clinical protocols and reports, manuscripts, and INDs, IDEs, NDAs, PMAs, and PLAs for submission, and was instrumental in the development of numerous topical ocular medications, including 50 approved products.

Dr. Novack currently serves as a Visiting Professor of Pharmacology and Ophthalmology at the School of Medicine at the University of California, Davis.