Dr. Kalali is recognized globally as a leading innovator at the intersection of life sciences and technology, advising companies on building the future of their business at the board level or as a strategic advisor. He sits on the board of directors of both private and publicly traded companies. He is an advisor to many academic and private entities.
Dr. Kalali is the Chairman and Chief Curator of CNS Summit, the premier gathering of life science leaders focused on collaboration, innovation and technology.
He is Professor of Psychiatry at University of California San Diego, Editor of the journal Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience, and the Lead Editor of the book Essential CNS Drug Development. He has authored over 150 peer-reviewed publications.

Dr. Kalali’s contributions have been recognized by life sciences media including The Medicine Maker’s 2019 Power List, and multiple recognitions by the annual PharmaVoice 100, including the Red Jacket award.