SAN DIEGO, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hollis-Eden Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: HEPH), a leader in the development of a new class of small molecule compounds based on endogenous adrenal steroid hormones, today announced the board of directors has appointed James M. Frincke Ph.D. as President and CEO of Hollis-Eden Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Frincke was also elected to the company's board of directors.
Dr. Frincke joined Hollis-Eden as Vice President, Research and Development in 1997, was promoted to Executive Vice President in 1999, and to Chief Scientific Officer in 2001. Dr. Frincke joined Hollis-Eden from Prolinx, Inc., where he served as Vice President, Therapeutics Research and Development from 1995 to 1997. During his 28 years in the biotechnology industry, Dr. Frincke has managed major development programs including drugs, biologicals, and cellular and gene therapy products aimed at the treatment of cancer, infectious diseases and organ transplantation. Since joining the biotechnology industry, Dr. Frincke has held vice president, research and development positions in top tier biotechnology companies including Hybritech/Eli Lilly and SyStemix Inc. (acquired by Novartis). In various capacities, he has been responsible for all aspects of pharmaceutical development including early stage research programs, product evaluation, pharmacology, manufacturing, and the management of regulatory and clinical matters for lead product opportunities. Dr. Frincke has authored or co-authored more than 100 scientific articles, abstracts and regulatory filings. Dr. Frincke received his B.S. in Chemistry and his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the
|SOURCE Hollis-Eden Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|
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