HOUSTON, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Celltex Therapeutics Corporation, a leader in regenerative medicine services, today announced the appointments of Andrea Ferrenz, Executive Vice President, Legal Counsel, and Jane Shen Young, Manufacturing Research Scientist. Ferrenz's primary responsibility will be overseeing operations, including compliance with federal and state regulatory agencies. Young's primary responsibility will be research and development of manufacturing processes and products in regenerative science.
"Celltex is a fast growing company. The additions of Andrea and Jane will enhance our capabilities as we continue to grow," said David Eller, Chief Executive Officer of Celltex. "At Celltex, we firmly believe in the great therapeutic potential for adult stem cells and we are committed to the highest quality banking and multiplication services for clients and physicians."
Ferrenz has more than 15 years of experience in regulatory compliance and litigation, with expertise in food, drug and health law. Prior to Celltex, Ferrenz was Principal Attorney at Emord & Associates, P.C., in Washington, D.C. There, she counseled both national and international clients in health products industries operating under the jurisdiction of the FDA and FTC. Early in her career, Ferrenz worked with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Children's National Medical Center's Center for Cancer and Transplantation Biology.
Ferrenz received her Bachelor's degree in biology from University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and her juris doctorate from George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C.
"As a pioneer in stem cell banking, Celltex is paving the way for this new frontier," said Ferrenz. "I hope my background in health and FDA law will be an asset to Celltex and I look forward to helping Celltex grow while maintaining positive relationships with government regulators who
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