NEW HAVEN, Conn., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- HistoRx, Inc. announced today that it has appointed Dr. Richard J. Carroll to the newly created position of Vice President, Clinical Research.
Dr. Carroll brings to HistoRx over 20 years of sales, marketing, research, and general management experience in the diagnostic, pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Before joining HistoRx in 2009, he was Vice President of Clinical Research for Cascade Medical Enterprises, a privately-held diagnostics company. Prior to Cascade, Dick held senior positions at Visible Genetics (subsequently acquired by Siemens' Healthcare Diagnostics Group) and Becton Dickinson among other companies. Dick received his Ph.D. in Immunology and Microbiology from the State University of New York and his B.S. in Biology from LeMoyne College.
"I am excited to be part of HistoRx at this pivotal point in its development and ready to lead the expansion of the company's clinical research program, including the establishment of the HistoRx Clinical Trials Network (HCTN)," said Dr. Carroll. He continued, "AQUA® technology will be an increasingly important tool in the analysis and validation of clinical biomarkers, as pharmaceutical companies' drug development efforts and the commercialization of new diagnostic products reflect the power of personalized medicine and targeted therapeutics."
Rana K. Gupta, CEO of HistoRx, commented, "Dick's combination of diagnostics industry and product commercialization expertise, and experience with clinical trials, has been of tremendous benefit to the HistoRx management team and will be the keystone of the HistoRx Clinical Trials Network. With Dick's leadership, we will conti
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