Navigation Links
BIO Ventures for Global Health Announces Management Changes
Date:6/25/2009

Christopher D. Earl Resigning as CEO

Board member Melinda Moree named interim leader

WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BIO Ventures for Global Health (BVGH) today announced that Christopher D. Earl, Ph.D., will resign from BVGH, effective July 9, 2009. Melinda Moree, Ph.D., a member of the board since BVGH's inception, will serve as interim CEO until a permanent replacement is hired.

"I've been galvanized by my experience in global health and honored to have the opportunity to contribute," says Dr. Earl. "I look forward to continuing to work at the interface of public health, science, and entrepreneurship."

"Chris's imagination and expertise have enabled BVGH to demonstrate the integral role the biotechnology industry can play in addressing the urgent medical needs of developing countries," says Robert B. Chess, Chairman of BVGH. "From promoting new financial incentives that reward companies for investing in global health R&D, to creating Innovation Maps that define a path toward making new breakthrough therapies, we thank Chris for his commitment and contributions. In particular, we are pleased that BVGH secured a three-year, $7 million renewal of funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation under Chris' leadership."

Melinda Moree, Ph.D., previously served as Executive Director for the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative, a $50 million/year Product Development Partnership funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She also served as Vice President, Global Health Services, Applied Strategies, supporting global, regional, and national health organizations in their mission to improve human health worldwide.

"BVGH has had an impact through initiatives launched by Chris such as last year's Partnering for Global Health Forum that brought together biotechnology executives and global health innovators," says Jim Greenwood, President and CEO of the Biotechnology Industry Organization and a member of the BVGH Board. "We look forward to continued success through Melinda's knowledge of BVGH and depth of experience in forging partnerships between the private and public sectors to keep BVGH operating at a high level."

About BIO Ventures for Global Health

BIO Ventures for Global Health (BVGH), a non-profit organization, is harnessing the resources of the biotechnology industry to create new medicines for infectious diseases of the developing world. BVGH breaks down barriers that hinder industry initiatives in global health product development. We foster collaboration among stakeholders in industry, philanthropy, academia, and government, and we catalyze industry investment through the creation of new market-based incentives. For more information please visit www.bvgh.org.


'/>"/>
SOURCE BIO Ventures for Global Health
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Hank Plain Joins Morgenthaler Ventures as Partner
2. Dan Broderick Joins Prolog Ventures as Partner
3. Corium International, Inc., Announces $40 Million Financing led by Essex Woodlands Health Ventures
4. Vivo Ventures Expands Team with the Addition of James Huang as an Executive in Residence
5. Khosla Ventures and BIOeCON Form KiOR Inc.
6. Jerusalem Global Ventures Announces $200 Million Growth Equity Fund
7. 5AM Ventures Announces Expansion of Investment Team: Names Richard Ulevitch Venture Partner; Promotes Kevin Forrest and Andrew McMillan to Principal
8. Clarus Ventures Closes $660 Million Fund
9. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, BIO, and Bio Ventures for Global Health Invite Proteome Systems CEO to Speak on TB Diagnostics Solutions At Partnering for Global Health Forum, Washington D.C.
10. Lorus Therapeutics Announces Exclusive Multinational License Agreement with Zoticon Bioventures for Virulizin(R)
11. SPO Medical Retains American Capital Ventures for Investor Relations Services
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2016)... Cancer Foundation (PCF) is pleased to announce 24 new Young Investigator (YI) ... of the Class of 2016 were selected from a pool of 128 applicants ... the Class of 2016 PCF Young Investigators ... ... ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... ... In a new case report published today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine, ... after being treated for breast cancer benefitted from an injection of stem cells derived ... debilitating, frequent side effect of cancer treatment. , Lymphedema refers to the ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... ClinCapture, the only free ... and will showcase its product’s latest features from June 26 to June 30, ... poster on Disrupting Clinical Trials in The Cloud during the conference. DIA ...
(Date:6/22/2016)... , June 22, 2016 Cell ... will allow them to produce up to one ... one lot within one week. These high-quality, consistent ... laboriously preparing cells and spend more time doing ... through a proprietary, high-volume manufacturing process that produces ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:6/2/2016)... LONDON , June 2, 2016 ... Systems, Manned Platforms, Unmanned Systems, Physical Infrastructure, Support & ... intelligence provider visiongain offers comprehensive analysis of ... that this market will generate revenues of $17.98 billion ... Systems acquired DVTEL Inc, a leader in software and ...
(Date:5/20/2016)... , May 20, 2016  VoiceIt is ... partnership with VoicePass. By working together, ... experience.  Because VoiceIt and VoicePass take slightly different ... engines increases both security and usability. ... excitement about this new partnership. "This ...
(Date:5/9/2016)... -- Elevay is currently known as the ... high net worth professionals seeking travel for work   ... there is still no substitute for a face-to-face meeting. ... deal with a firm handshake. This is why wealthy ... citizenship via investment programs like those offered by the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):