SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lakewood-Amedex Inc., a leading developer of novel anti-infective pharmaceuticals, announced today that it has elected Marie E. Knight to its board of directors. Dr. Knight brings to the company her experience in both biotechnology equity research, including significant connections in the equity financing arena, and her years of high-level consulting on market intelligence in the pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Knight will initially focus on helping the company to raise expansion capital and provide regulatory guidance as it prepares to move its Nu-2 topical anti-bacterial product to IND filing and into Phase I clinical trials in 2013.
Dr. Knight has over 20 years in the healthcare industry, including 14 years in pharmaceutical and biotechnology equity research and as a consultant for numerous multinational pharmaceutical companies. As a Senior Biotech Analyst at Avalon Research Group, a NASD research sell-side firm, she provided drug-pipeline analysis of publicly traded biotechnology companies and evaluation of venture capital opportunities. She also has first-hand industry experience working at a small biotech company as a traveling developmental scientist. In this capacity, she worked on-site for many pharmaceutical and biotech companies and collaborated with industry scientists at all stages of drug development, including basic research, pharmacokinetics, toxicology, QC, clinical testing, and manufacturing.
She brings an international perspective as a consultant working for the last ten years with pharmaceutical teams across numerous therapeutic areas to provide actionable strategic direction. In this role she has provided research and analysis for oncology, rheumatology, ophthalmology, infectious diseases and immunology projects, both for pre-approval and post-marketed products.
Lakewood-Amedex's President and CEO, Steve Parkinson, co
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