Arunee leads the Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics department at Neurogen, and is responsible for a full range of drug metabolism and pharmacokinetic studies in support of drug candidate selection and regulatory submissions. She joined Neurogen in 1992 as Senior Scientist and assumed positions of increasing responsibility at the Company, to Director in 1998 and then to Senior Executive Director in 2004. She had previously served as Senior Research Pharmacokineticist at Marion Merrell Dow in Cincinnati and as Associate Professor of Forensic Medicine at Chulalongkorn University Medical School in Bangkok, Thailand.
Arunee holds a B.S. degree in Pharmacy from Chiengmai University in Thailand, a Ph.D. in Toxicology from the University of Kentucky in Lexington, and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, also from the University of Kentucky. She also was a Clinical Pharmacology Fellow at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver.