Awards & Advancement

Bioclinica appoints David Herron as Chief Executive Officer

Friday, December 8, 2017

Bioclinica, a provider of specialty clinical trial services, has appointed David Herron as the company’s next Chief Executive Officer, effective January 2, 2018. This follows the planned retirement of current Chief Executive Officer, John Hubbard, PhD, who will remain as a non-Executive Director on the Bioclinica Board.

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Certara introduces new investigator awards program in Australia

Friday, December 8, 2017

Certara, a global provider in model-informed drug development and regulatory science, announced that Leigh Farrell, Ph.D., Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Business Development, is presenting the inaugural Certara New Investigator Awards in association with the Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists (ASCEPT). The presentation will take place today at the Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association (APSA) and ASCEPT Joint Scientific Meeting at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. These new Certara awards recognize graduate investigators that are excelling in clinical and experimental pharmacology and toxicology.

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Ra touts positive interim results from paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria study

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Ra Pharmaceuticals announced positive interim results from the company’s ongoing, global phase II clinical program evaluating RA101495 SC for the treatment of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH). Ra Pharma is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focusing on the development of next-generation therapeutics for the treatment of complement-mediated diseases and is developing RA101495 as a novel, subcutaneously-administered (SC) inhibitor of complement component 5 (C5).

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Juno Therapeutics appoints Ann L. Lee Executive Vice President of Technical Operations

Monday, November 27, 2017

Juno Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative cellular immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer, announced the appointment of Ann L. Lee, Ph.D., as Executive Vice President of Technical Operations. Dr. Patrick Y. Yang will assume the role of Executive Vice President, Senior Advisor to the CEO. Both will report to Hans Bishop, President and CEO, and work to further advance Juno as a global leader in T cell engineering and manufacturing.

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Cambridge Epigenetix appoints Professor Mark Dawson as Scientific Advisor

Monday, November 27, 2017

Cambridge Epigenetix, a pioneer in the development and application of epigenetic technologies, announced the appointment of epigenetics-based therapeutics specialist Professor Mark Dawson to its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). Professor Dawson brings a wealth of experience in the translation of cancer epigenetics research to clinical practice. The appointment further strengthens CEGX’s panel of opinion leaders providing expert advice across the Company’s key focus areas of epigenetics, oncology, liquid biopsy, diagnostic and therapeutic development.

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