"As I join the DOR team in the ongoing development of orBec(R) and the other exciting portfolio compounds, I look forward to applying my experience in drug development to my long-standing commitment to improving the lives of patients with GVHD," stated Brian L. Hamilton, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer of DOR.
"We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Hamilton to the DOR team," said Christopher J. Schaber, PhD, President and CEO of DOR. "We could not ask for someone whose skill set provides a better fit to lead our clinical programs forward. His experience in successfully developing Rhinocort Aqua and Pulmicort Turbuhaler (topical budesonide, the active ingredient in Entocort) while at Astra will be instrumental to us as we advance orBec(R) to Phase 3 completion in GI GVHD. His specific expertise in GVHD will be vital to the successful interaction between DOR and the Phase 3 clinical sites in our upcoming confirmatory trial. With Dr. Hamilton's demonstrated record of advancing products through clinical development to commercial success, we are enthusiastically looking forward to expeditiously completing our Phase 3 clinical trial, while continuing to expand and build our pipeline."
About DOR BioPharma, Inc.
DOR BioPharma, Inc. (DOR) is a late-stage biopharmaceutical company developing products to treat life-threatening side effects of cancer treatments and serious gastrointestinal diseases, and vaccines for certain bioterrorism agents. DOR's lead product, orBec(R) (oral beclomethasone dipropionate or BDP), is a potent, locally acting corticosteroid being developed for the treatment of GI GVHD, a common and potentially life-threatening complication of hematopoietic cell transplantation. DOR expects to begin a confirmatory Phase 3 clinical trial of orBec(R) for the treatment of acu
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