"The members of the Anesiva board welcome Michael and thank John for his dedicated leadership over the last 8 years," said Mr. Ferguson. "We appreciate John's vision and dedication in leading Anesiva."
"I am proud of the significant accomplishments that the Anesiva team has made over the last several years," said Mr. McLaughlin. "With Michael in place to lead the company forward, I will work closely with him as a consultant to ensure a smooth transition."
About Anesiva's Diverse Pipeline of Pain Products
Anesiva, Inc. is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company that seeks to be the leader in the development and commercialization of novel pharmaceutical products for pain management. The company's first product, Zingo(TM), is scheduled for launch later this month in the U.S. for the reduction of pain associated with peripheral venous access procedures in children ages three to 18. The company filed an sNDA with the FDA to expand the label to include adults in March 2008.
The next product in Anesiva's pipeline, Adlea(TM), is currently being evaluated in two pivotal Phase 3 clinical trials to support an indication for the management of acute pain following orthopedic surgery. Adlea has been shown to reduce pain after only a single administration for weeks to months in multiple settings in mid-stage clinical trials for site-specific, acute and chronic, moderate-to-severe pain.
Anesiva is based in South San Francisco, CA. For more information about Anesiva's leadership in the development of products for pain management, and an overview of the clinical challenges being addressed by its product candidates, go to http://www.anesiva.com.
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