Company appoints Dr. William Haseltine, PhD to its Board of Directors
BALTIMORE, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Profectus BioSciences Inc., a biotechnology company that develops therapeutic and preventative technologies to reduce the morbidity and mortality of viral diseases, today announced the appointment of Dr. William Haseltine, PhD, to the company's board of directors. A seasoned expert in innovating life saving drugs and medical devices, Haseltine brings more than thirty years of expertise in science and business development.
Dr. Haseltine currently serves as president of the Haseltine Foundation for Medical Sciences and the Arts, a foundation that supports access to high quality health for the poor and middle class of developing countries. He is also the chairman of Haseltine Global Health, LLC, a company dedicated to developing life saving drugs and medical devices.
In addition to these positions, he serves as an advisor to CMEA, a venture capital company, the Reliance Innovation Council, India and to several other biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Collectively, Dr. Haseltine has founded nine successful biotechnology companies including Human Genome Sciences, Inc.
"Dr. Haseltine is one of the industry's most respected and talented individuals. His addition to our company is a tremendous testament to the things we are looking to accomplish as we proceed with the commercialization phase of our operations, and becoming the leading viral disease company," said Shawn Patrick O'Brien, president and CEO of Profectus BioSciences. "Dr. Haseltine will provide strategic insight in helping us enhance and expand our technologies."
Dr. Haseltine also has contributed to the academic community and is
well known for his pioneering research on cancer, HIV/AIDS and genomics. As
a professor at Harvard Medical School, he was founder and the chair of two
academic research departments. Today, he is an adjunct professor at The
|SOURCE Profectus BioSciences Inc.|
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