Han Htun, Ph.D.

Scientific Consultant

Han has 7-year experience as a Scientific Technical Adviser to Adriano and Associates with additional 16-year experience in prosecuting three patents as an Inventor (US Patent No. 6,455,300 B1, issued September 24, 2002; US Patent No. 7,312,032 B2, issued, December 25, 2007; and US Patent No. 8,058,395 B2, issued, November 15, 2011). He has aided in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the U.S. and under the PCT and guided prosecution in many non-U.S. jurisdictions, in various technology areas including small molecules, antibodies, bioinformatics, medical devices, diagnostic tools and methods, optical technologies, chemical analytical technologies, and pharmaceuticals. Han was formerly a professor at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in the Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, where he developed particular expertise in functional organization of the interphase nucleus, steroid hormone action, gene expression and regulation, cancer biology, biomolecular imaging, light microscopy and cell screening techniques. Han has an undergraduate degree in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University and a doctoral degree in Genetics with a minor in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He was a senior research fellow in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at Caltech and a biotechnology fellow at the National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health. Han brings with him a unique perspective as an Inventor and a high level of scientific standard.