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

Carl Peck, MD

Practice Area Focus

  • Drug Development Strategy
  • Regulatory Strategy
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Pharmacometrics


Dr. Peck is a Founder, Partner and current Chairman of NDA Partners. He was the founding director of the Center for Drug Development Science at Georgetown University Medical Center, where he served from 1994 to 2004. From 1987 to 1993, Dr. Peck was Director, Center for Drug Evaluation & Research (CDER), US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and in 1999, Commissioner Henney presented Dr. Peck with the FDA Distinguished Alumnus Award. Sweden's University of Uppsala conferred an honorary doctorate degree (Doctor Honoris Causa) in January 2002 to Dr. Peck in recognition of "outstanding contributions to the science of drug development." Dr. Peck was appointed as "Boerhaave" Professor of Clinical Drug Research at Leiden University (The Netherlands) in 1993. From 1980 to 1987, Dr. Peck served as Director of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology and, Professor, Departments of Medicine and Pharmacology, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland. He was promoted to Assistant Surgeon General in the Public Health Service in October 1990. He received a BA in mathematics and chemistry from the University of Kansas in 1963 and an MD in 1968. Dr. Peck is an author of more than 150 original research papers, chapters and books. He serves on several scientific advisory boards to industry and government institutions, and is a member of several boards of directors.