LUXEMBOURG, August 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Creabilis SA, a clinical stage European biotechnology company addressing unmet medical needs in dermatology, inflammation and pain, announces today that Dr David Roblin has been appointed Chief Medical Officer.
Dr Roblin has gained extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry in a career spanning more than 15 years and which has seen him deliver several drugs to the market. He has held leadership roles in Pfizer and Bayer across a wide range of therapy areas in research, development and commercial roles. At Pfizer, Dr Roblin was most recently Senior Vice President, Head of Research and Site Head for European R&D. Before joining Pfizer as Head of the Company's European Clinical Research and Development organisation, Dr Roblin held the position of Head of Anti-Infectives at Bayer Medical Affairs. Dr Roblin previously practiced medicine and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Member of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Physicians.
In addition to Dr Roblin's leadership roles in pharma, he has also chaired the Research Director's Group of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA), and was a co-founder of the Innovative Medicines Initiative, a $2bn public-private partnership with the European Commission. He is currently an advisor at NOCRI in the NHS, a non-executive director of Xceleron and an advisor to a number of venture funds.
Dr David Roblin, commenting on his appointment, said: "Creabilis has reached an exciting time in its development with its lead drug candidate, CT327, recently having demonstrated promising Phase IIa results in both psoriasis and atopic dermatitis, with ongoing studies in pain. I look forward to working with the Company as it progresses CT327 and its pipeline of potential new medicines for significant inflammatory and autoimmune conditions."
Dr Eliot Forster CEO of Creabilis sai
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