ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- NanoBio(R) Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel products for the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases, today announced the appointment of David M. Stout to its Board of Directors. Mr. Stout most recently served as President of Pharmaceutical Operations for GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals.
"We are pleased to welcome David to our Board of Directors and look forward to benefiting from his guidance and contributions," said James R. Baker Jr., M.D., chairman of NanoBio Corporation. "David's 30-plus years of experience in all facets of the pharmaceutical industry -- including his recent experience as head of global pharmaceutical operations for GSK, a world leader in infectious diseases -- will be invaluable to NanoBio as we approach the commercialization of our lead anti-infective and vaccine product candidates."
NanoBio's lead products are topical lotions and mucosal vaccines to combat a wide array of viruses, bacteria and fungi. They include topical treatments for herpes labialis (cold sores), onychomycosis (nail fungus) and bacterial skin infections (including MRSA), as well as mucosal vaccines for seasonal and pandemic influenza, hepatitis B and RSV. The company's nanoemulsion-based products have demonstrated potent antimicrobial effects in several clinical trials, without safety concerns or systemic absorption. The products use a physical mode of action rather than chemical synthesis to disrupt pathogen membranes, rendering the emergence of drug resistance unlikely.
"The platform technology upon which NanoBio's products are based
represents a truly novel approach to combating infections and provides a
rich pipeline of anti-infective products and vaccines for the future,"
Stout said. "Given the company's recent and very compelling clinical
results, I am particularly excited to be joining the company's board at
this time. I look forward t
|SOURCE NanoBio Corporation|
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