BALTIMORE, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Alba Therapeutics Corporation today announced the promotions of Linda Arterburn, PhD, Francisco Leon, MD, PhD, Roberto Allen, Esquire, Mark Ginski, PhD, and Kate Huber. "We are pleased to announce the promotions of several of our team members and we are fortunate to have such a fine group of talented people working here to help us develop medicines for unmet medical needs of patients with celiac disease, asthma, eye disorders, and other areas to treat autoimmune and inflammatory disease," said Bruce Peacock, CEO of Alba Therapeutics.
Linda Arterburn, PhD, has been promoted to Vice President of Preclinical Development and Program Management at Alba. Prior to joining Alba, Dr. Arterburn was Executive Director of Discovery Research at Market Biosciences. In this capacity, she initiated an inflammation research program and was lead inventor on two patents involving novel anti-inflammatory lipids. She previously led Clinical Research and Scientific Affairs at Market where she played a key role in the regulatory authorizations for the addition of Market's fatty acid products, DHA and ARA, to infant formula in the United States and Canada. Dr. Arterburn also spent seven years at W.R. Grace & Co., where she led an in vitro toxicology research program, and then served as Manager of Technology and Planning. Dr. Arterburn received her PhD in Pharmacology and the Molecular Sciences from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and her Bachelor's Degree in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin.
Francisco Leon, MD, PhD has been promoted to Vice President, Clinical
Development and Medical Affairs. Dr. Leon is an immunologist with broad
training in basic and clinical Immunology and a vocation for clinical
development in the field of Mucosal Immunology. Prior to joining Alba, Dr.
Leon was a Director of Clinical Development, Inflammatory and Respiratory
Diseases at Med Immune where he worked on asthma and mucosal
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