JV Biolabs provides the development and utilization of human cell and organ culture, and pre-clinical models. Additionally, clients gain access to the years of research of experience resident in the founders, Kent J. Johnson, M.D. and James Varani, Ph.D. Both JV Biolabs founders also maintain active academic research programs in inflammation, fibrosis, wound repair, colon cancer, and renal disease. Drs. Varani and Johnson have had many successful research collaborations with multiple pharmaceutical companies supporting a variety of Discovery and mechanistic efficacy and safety programs.

James Varani, Ph.D

James Varani, Ph.D
Chief Scientific Officer
Dr. Varani is an internationally recognized expert in human cell and tissue biology. His interests focus on the skin and the colon, with an emphasis on understanding how tissue homeostasis is maintained and how it is upset in cancer, aging / atrophy, and fibrotic disease.
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Kent Johnson, M.D.

Kent Johnson, M.D.
President
Dr. Johnson is an internationally recognized expert on inflammation and specifically diseases that are associated with inflammation and tissue injury. His research in this area has focused on the role of leukocytes in inflammation, their activation and the mediators produced by these cells.
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