868 106th Ave North Naples, FL 34108

Robert Taylor, Ph.D.

Executive Director of Operations


Dr. Taylor is the Executive Director of Operations for NEMA Research, Inc. His daily activities include clinical operations, regulatory affairs, budgetary issues, and management of various vendors. He is the PTL for the NEMA Research-FDA Safe Use Initiative Collaborative Agreement. Dr. Taylor obtained his PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (UMDNJ-RWJMS). He received his Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics and Molecular Biology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Prior to working with NEMA Research, Inc., Dr. Taylor spent 1 year as a Postdoctoral Fellow at UMDNJ-RWJMS where his focus was on Oncology. Since his time with NEMA Research, Dr. Taylor has written and published numerous journal articles and book chapters in the areas of acute and chronic pain management as well as presented at many national and international conferences. In addition, he has been consultant for numerous pharmaceutical and investigational device companies and project manager for Phase I and II clinical trials.


  1. 2009

    Doctor of Philosophy, Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology

    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  2. 2004

    Bachelor of Science, Bioinformatics and Molecular Biology

    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Professional Employment

  1. 2012-Present
    Executive Director of Operations
    NEMA Research, Inc.
  2. 2011-Present
    Member of NEMA IRB
    NEMA Research, Inc.
  3. 2011-Present
    Director of Medical Informatics
    Native Cardiovascular, LLC.
  4. 2011-Present
    Project Team Leader
    FDA Safe Use Initiative BEACON Project
  5. 2011-Present
    Grant Writer
    Association of Chronic Pain Patients
  6. 2010-2011
    Post Doctoral Fellow
    Dr. Shengkan Jin's Lab
  7. 2004-2009
    Pre-Doctoral Research
    Dr. Shengkan Jin's Lab
  8. 2003-2004
    Bioinformatics Intern
    Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  9. 2004
    Howard Hughes Research Assistant
    Dr. Christopher Bystroff's Lab