Oro Valley, AZ (PRWEB) October 01, 2013
ACTUS Biotechnologies has recently added four highly experienced industry professionals to its management team, further broadening the capabilities of its existing team, and adding more than a century of experience to the organization. The ACTUS Biotechnologies management team serves in a duplicate role in each of the accelerator’s subsidiaries, Convoy Therapeutics and EnduRx Pharmaceuticals. These personnel round out a team that already includes executive and senior management in Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance, and Business Development.
Dr. Deborah Slee has joined ACTUS as the Vice President of Research & Development, overseeing a team of fifteen personnel from various disciplines serving in full-time and consulting capacities within the organization. She is also leading efforts at the ACTUS laboratory being established at the Janseen incubator in La Jolla, CA. Dr. Slee’s career includes more than twenty years of industry experience in a variety of therapeutic areas leading development efforts. She is a co-founder of both Aspyrian Therapeutics and CendR Therapeutics and previously led efforts at both Ontogen and Neurocrine Biosciences. Dr. Slee received her Ph.D. from the University of Exeter and performed post-doctoral research at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, CA.
Also joining the ACTUS Research & Development team is Dr. Sarah Hudson, as the Director of Project Management. With more than ten years of experience in research and development and project management in biopharmaceutical companies, including Neurocrine Biosciences, Exelixis, and most recently CovX, a division of Pfizer, she brings an outstanding track record to the ACTUS team. Dr. Hudson earned her Ph.D. at the University of Bristol and performed her post-doctoral work at Neurocrine Biosciences.
Mr. Brandon French, an accomplished healthcare operations and business dev
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