Awards & Advancement

AMRI names Joseph D. Sangregorio SVP and chief human resources officer

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

AMRI, a global contract research, development and manufacturing organization working with the life sciences industry to improve patient outcomes and quality of life for more than 25 years, announced that Joseph D. Sangregorio has joined the company as senior vice president, chief human resources officer (CHRO), overseeing all HR management and human capital strategies at AMRI.

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Dixie-Lee Esseltine joins HBS Kraft Precision Medicine Accelerator

Friday, September 29, 2017

Dr. Dixie-Lee Esseltine, formerly the Vice President of Global Clinical Development at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, recently joined the Harvard Business School’s (HBS) Kraft Precision Medicine Accelerator. Esseltine will lead the Accelerator’s Clinical Trials work stream, which is comprised of leading nonprofit organizations (NPOs) and clinical leaders focused on precision medicine. The goal of this work stream is to accelerate the advancement of innovative platform trials across cancers by identifying best practices and sharing knowledge, helping NPOs build their understanding of the design and operation of master protocols, and working with the FDA to improve master protocols.

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Rubius Therapeutics appoints Chief Medical Officer Chris Carpenter

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Rubius Therapeutics, a “Fierce 15” company pioneering the creation of a new class of extraordinarily active, ready-to-use and life-changing cellular therapies, announced the appointment of Chris Carpenter, M.D., Ph.D., as chief medical officer. Dr. Carpenter will oversee Rubius’ clinical and regulatory strategy as the company prepares to enter human clinical trials in 2018. In addition, Rubius announced the appointments of Joanne Protano as vice president of finance; Mark Boshar as vice president of legal affairs; and Theo Proukou as vice president of human resources.

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