Steven C. Quay is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Atossa Therapeutics Inc. and author of Stay Safe: A Physicians Guide to Survive Coronavirus. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, was a postdoctoral fellow at MIT with Nobel Laureate H. Gobind Khorana, a resident at the Harvard-MGH Hospital, and was on the faculty of Stanford University School of Medicine.
Dr. Quay is the author of 377 papers in scientific journals, has founded six startups, invented seven FDA-approved pharmaceuticals, and holds 87 U.S. patents. He is the recipient of Entrepreneur of the Year, Northwest (Ernst & Young, 1998 and 2005); Distinguished Alumnus (Western Michigan University); Deans Research Award (University of Michigan Medical School); and Merrill Wiseman Award in Biology (Western Michigan University).