Franz Arturo Carranza
I am the Founder of TheraSolv, LLC. I am currently at Georgia Tech where I am a candidate for a B.S. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering with a focus on biotechnology.
During my early undergrad I had the privilege of conducting research with a team of amazing scientists at Georgia Tech, The Kubanek Research Lab run by doctor Julia Kubanek, where I helped discover the bioactive compounds known as Iododocalophycolic acid A, B, C, & D. The compounds were later published in the Journal of Organic Chemistry, titled: Iodinated Meroditerpenes from a Reg Alga Callophycus sp. . From that research, I became enamored with the idea of being able to find medicines in nature and bring them to the modern market as alternatives to mainstream pharmaceuticals. I began to do research on how I could do this and quickly encountered what is popularly known as medical cannabis. As my interest was sparked concerning the true medicinal values of the plant, I was almost simultaneously given the opportunity