James D. McChesney, PhD

Title: Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
Company: Cloaked Therapeutics, LLC
Location:  Etta, Mississippi, United States


  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Chemical Society
  • Indiana University
  • Iowa State University of Science and Technology
  • The American Society of Pharmacognosy


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2021)
  • Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard Professor, The University of Mississippi (1993-Present)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who (2018-2019)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2019)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2018)
  • Inductee, Top Professional of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2017)
  • Fellow, The American Society of Pharmacognosy (2016)
  • International Conference on the Science of Botanicals (2014)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who Science and Engineering, Marquis Who’s Who (1992-1997)
  • Conceived and implemented the National Center for Natural Products Research on the University of Mississippi Campus in Oxford (1995)
  • Named, Fulbright Lecturer (1985)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Teaching Award, The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy (1968)
  • Eli Lilly Research Fellow (1967-1968)
  • National Science Foundation Fellow (1962-1965)
  • Ford Motor Company Fund Scholar (1957-1961)
  • Designed a new 8-aminoquinoline anti-malarial agent which has reduced hemolytic toxicity (NPC 1161B) which is in advanced preclinical development
  • Designed and developed a third-generation taxane anticancer agent (TPI 287) which is now in clinical development
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Fellow, The American Society of Pharmacognosy
  • 60 Patents in Field
  • Contributor, 225 Peer Reviewed Articles, Scientific Publications

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