RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Chimerix, Inc., a biotechnology company developing orally-available antiviral therapeutics, announced today that it has expanded its clinical management team with the appointment of Timothy King, MSPH, as Vice President of Clinical Operations and Herve Mommeja-Marin, MD, as Vice President of Clinical Research.
In these new roles, Mr. King will oversee clinical operations and site management for Chimerix and Dr. Mommeja-Marin will oversee clinical strategy and study design. Both individuals will report to Wendy Painter, MD, Chief Medical Officer.
"Tim King and Herve Mommeja-Marin bring to Chimerix a wealth of talent and knowledge within infectious diseases which will be of great value as we advance of our antiviral clinical development programs," said Kenneth I. Moch, President and CEO. "We anticipate significant progress in our two clinical stage programs - CMX001 against double-stranded DNA viruses and CMX157 against HIV - and look forward to working with Tim and Herve as we develop these assets."
Mr. King has over 20 years of global experience managing and directing device and drug development clinical trials. Most recently he served as a Group Director at Quintiles, where he had responsibility for more than 20 Phase I to IV trials in over 40 countries for a wide range of drugs, biologics, devices and diagnostics. Mr. King's prior experience includes serving as the Head of Clinical Operations for Infectious Diseases, Hepatology, Vaccines, and Transplants at Duke Clinical Research Institute, where he oversaw programs in cytomegalovirus, hepatitis, and HIV. Mr. King holds a masters degr
|SOURCE Chimerix, Inc.|
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