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Ragab El Rashidy

PhD, Leads a Greater Chicago Pharmaceutical Firm

About Ragab El-Rashidy

Accomplished health care, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical entrepreneur and executive Ragab El-Rashidy, PhD, serves as CEO and chairman of the board of Genix Therapeutics, Inc., located in the Chicago suburb of Wheeling, Illinois. Over a career spanning several decades, Dr. Ragab El-Rashidy has coordinated several pre-clinical studies and developed strong relationships with regulatory agencies like the United States Food and Drug Administration. In addition, he has secured more than 20 patents and played a key role in the creation of proprietary delivery systems for innovative drugs.

Before accepting his current position, Dr. Ragab El Rashidy maintained responsibilities as director, chairman of the board, and CEO of Pentech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. His professional background also includes experience as founder and CEO of Pharmedic Laboratories, Inc., where he developed a first-of-its-kind delivery system specifically for patients affected by sexual dysfunction.

Active in his field, Dr. El Rashidy belongs to the International Society of Impotence Research and the American Urological Association. Further, he assists the National Institutes of Health in his capacity as a grant application reviewer.

Work experience

CEO and Chairman of the Board

Pentech Pharmaceuticals


Pharmedic Laboratories

Instructor, College of Pharmacy

University of Illinois - Chicago


BS, Pharmacy

University of Alexandria - Egypt

MS, Pharmacy

University of Alexandria - Egypt

University of Illinois - Chicago

Ph.D., Pharmacokinetics and Biopharmaceutics