About OPK Biotech LLC

photo: company officeWe endeavor through science, exhaustive research, and ethical marketing to create and distribute products that are designed to carry oxygen to the body's tissues. 


The Company operates two cGMP manufacturing facilities, one in Cambridge, Massachusetts and one in Souderton, Pennsylvania.



Management Team



W. RICHARD LIGHT, PH.D, Chief Science officer


Formerly VP of R&D, Dr. Light, has been appointed recently to the position of Chief Scientific Officer. In his tenure with OPK Biotech, he has launched a number of key research relationships. In his new position, he is responsible for the development and the oversight of all the Company's scientific programs, strategic alliances, and aids in the development of the clinical research plan.


Dr. Light has over 20 years of managerial and analytical experience in the cGMP commercialization of pharmaceutical products. He holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Rice University, a BA in Chemistry and a BS in Biology from Washington and Lee University. He holds numerous patents relating to hemoglobin-based solutions.