Welcome to Makindus

Founded in 2013, Makindus Inc. is a clinical- stage biotechnology company focused on the development of late stage products specifically for ophthalmic indications. The Company’s efforts are initially directed towards rare eye diseases where treatments are either not available or unsatisfactory.

The Company is at the Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center of Bucks County and was founded by experienced pharmaceutical development executive that has uncovered a number of compounds that are uniquely suited to be reformulated and developed for ophthalmic indications. With strong ties to a network of inventors and drug development executives, as well as manufacturing operations and drug substances, Makindus strives to become an engine of new ophthalmic drugs to address the pressing need for more treatments and alternatives for a growing number of eye conditions.

The Makindus management team is comprised of highly experienced drug development and business executives with deep expertise and understanding of the ophthalmology market.

Management Team


Manohar Katakam - PhD

Founder, President & CEO

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Mary Beth

Mary Beth Cicero-MBA, CLP

Vice President, Business Development

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Vijay Tammara

Carroll "Bo" Allen - PhD

Vice President, Scientific Affairs

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Vijay Tammara

Vijay Tammara - PhD

Advisor, Regulatory Affairs

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