NEW YORK, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Danube Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company specializing in the commercial research and development of innovative drugs for ophthalmology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Brian Levy, OD, MSc as its Chief Operating Officer.
"Dr. Levy's depth and breathe of experience in clinical operations, drug and device development and medical affairs make him an excellent addition to Danube's senior management team. I look forward to his working with us in successfully developing our drug candidates and expanding our pipeline," said Barrett Katz, MD, MBA, Chief Executive Officer of Danube.
Prior to joining Danube, since 2004, Dr. Levy served as Corporate Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Bausch & Lomb worldwide. He was responsible for clinical development and research, global product safety and medical affairs. In this role Dr. Levy drove the development and subsequent approval of multiple ophthalmic pharmaceutical products and ophthalmic devices globally, including the only approved intra-ocular sustained release steroid drug delivery system. Dr. Levy joined Bausch & Lomb in 1994 as Director, Medical Clinical Affairs. Prior to joining Bausch & Lomb, from 1989 to 1994, Dr. Levy served as Associate Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. Before that he studied epidemiology and biostatistics in vision research through the National Institutes of Health and then proceeded into private clinical practice for 10 years. During this period Dr. Levy was a clinical investigator for numerous products in development and an advisor and consultant to the ophthalmic industry.
Dr. Levy currently holds an appointment as Clinical Professor in the
Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Rochester's School of
Medicine. He received a Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of
California at Berkeley and did his pos
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