Aunova Medchem LLC was founded in 2013 and is located at the NJIT Enterprise Development Center in Newark, NJ. Aunova scientists have extensive experience across many different therapeutic areas, including inflammation, oncology, metabolic diseases, and virology. In addition, they have a wealth of experience in siRNA technology, including small molecule targeted siRNA delivery. Aunova scientists have over 20 years of experience at Hoffmann-La Roche and excellent training from world-renowned institutions, such as Harvard University and University of Michigan. Aunova has unparalleled experience in organometallic chemistry, and its scientists are champions in the utilization of functionalized organozinc reagents in the synthesis of complex drug candidates. Aunova plans to build on these valuable skills by becoming a trusted, innovative, and valuable delivery-oriented CRO company that brings successful drug molecules to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
Aunova Medchem labs are well equipped with basic instrumentation, including LCMS, HPLC and ISCO purification machines, to support aggressive medicinal chemistry drug discovery work and are capable of handling air sensitive organozinc reagents. Aunova has access to the NJIT instruments, including the NMR facility and York Center Materials Characterization Lab. NJIT has also kindly granted permission to utilize their library facilities.