PharmaNet/i3, inVentiv Health’s clinical segment, has appointed Robert Lasser, M.D., MBA, vice president and general manager, neuroscience, overseeing the management of all clinical projects handled by PharmaNet/i3’s neuroscience group and the Rater Training Services team. Dr. Lasser will be based in Princeton, N.J.
Dr. Lasser, board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, has more than 18 years of experience in medical practice and the pharmaceutical industry. He joins PharmaNet/i3 from Shire Pharmaceuticals, where he served as general manager for VYVANSE New Uses in multiple central nervous system (CNS) indications. Previously he served as Shire’s senior director in clinical development-medical affairs, overseeing clinical, medical and scientific input to the lifecycle for CNS therapeutics.
He also has held positions of increasing seniority at leading pharmaceutical companies where he directed global CNS medical strategy and clinical studies, and before that was in private practice and held several positions in adult and geriatric psychotherapy and psychopharmacology.