Navigation Links
Metamark Appoints Cornelius J. Merlini Chief Commercial Officer

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Metamark Genetics, Inc., a leader in the discovery of molecular prognostic and diagnostic tests for cancer, today announced that Cornelius J. Merlini, former general manager of HealthTronics Laboratory Solutions (HLS), has been appointed Metamark's Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer.  In August 2013, Metamark acquired HLS, a national uropathology laboratory, from Endo Health Solutions, Inc.  Mr. Merlini will report to Metamark President and Chief Executive Officer, Shawn M. Marcell, and will join the company's senior leadership team.

"We are pleased that Cornelius has joined Metamark.  His exceptional leadership, commercial acumen, and track record bringing paradigm-changing products to market have produced transformational business growth," said Mr. Marcell.  "Cornelius already is an established leader of Metamark's newly-acquired uropathology business, where he assembled a talented, dedicated team – including a specialized national field sales force.  This commercial team nicely complements Metamark's innovative research and development efforts, and will accelerate the launch of ProMark™, our novel prostate cancer prognostic test."

"Metamark's strong science engine fits perfectly with its new commercial and operational machine," said Mr. Merlini.  "ProMark™ could redefine the management of early stage prostate cancer and become a standard test sought by patients and ordered by urologists when making well-informed treatment decisions.  It is exciting to join a company that could change the way prostate cancer is treated." 

Mr. Merlini has over twenty-five years of life science experience across a wide array of functions and businesses.  Prior to HealthTronics Lab Solutions, Mr. Merlini was SVP, Commercial Operations at Cord Blood Registry, a market leader in cord blood stem cell banking.  He spent ten years with increasing marketing, management and franchise leadership responsibilities at Johnson & Johnson, where he served most recently as Worldwide Vice-President of the cardiovascular franchise for Johnson & Johnson's biopharmaceutical business.  Earlier, Mr. Merlini gained successful sales and sales leadership experience with Marion Laboratories (now Sanofi-Aventis). 

About Metamark

Metamark Genetics, Inc. is a privately held biotechnology company founded in 2007 to develop novel, function-based prognostic and diagnostic tests aimed at improving cancer care.  The company's proprietary genomic and proteomic discovery platforms have yielded significant discoveries in several disease areas, including prostate, colon and breast cancers.  In early 2014, Metamark plans to commercialize ProMark™ – its prostate cancer prognostic test – through its Cambridge, Massachusetts CLIA-certified laboratory.  For more information, please visit the company's Website at  Metamark™ and ProMark™ are trademarks of Metamark Genetics, Inc.

SOURCE Metamark Genetics, Inc.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Metamark Genetics Signs Collaboration Agreement on Novel Therapeutic Targets with Janssen Biotech
2. ACTUS Appoints New Members to Its Management Team
3. Immune Design Appoints Stephen R. Brady Chief Business Officer
4. DiaVacs, Inc. Appoints Orville Kolterman, M.D. As Chief Medical Officer
5. Sanomedics International Holdings, Inc. appoints new Chairman of the Board and installs new Director of Business Development.
6. Solulink Appoints Life Science Industry Veteran Jack Ball as Chief Executive Officer
7. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Appoints Teri F. Willey to Accelerate Commercialization Efforts
8. Senn Chemicals Appoints New Chief Executive Officer
9. Novelda Appoints Alf-Egil Bogen as Chief Executive Officer to Lead the Company to the Next Level
10. Creabilis Appoints Professor Gil Yosipovitch and Professor Praveen Anand to its Scientific Advisory Board
11. Alexander Proudfoot Appoints Executive Vice President for Life Sciences
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 24, 2015 , ... This fall, global software ... events in five states to develop and pitch their BIG ideas to improve health ... state are competing for votes to win the title of SAP's Teen Innovator, an ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... 24, 2015 SHPG ) announced today that ... Piper Jaffray 27 th Annual Healthcare Conference in ... at 8:30 a.m. EST (1:30 p.m. GMT). --> SHPG ... will participate in the Piper Jaffray 27 th Annual Healthcare ... Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. EST (1:30 p.m. GMT). ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... 2015  Tikcro Technologies Ltd. (OTCQB: TIKRF) today announced that its Annual ... 11:00 a.m. Israel time, at the law offices ... Street, 36 th Floor, Tel Aviv, Israel . ... and Izhak Tamir to the Board of Directors; , ... , approval of an amendment to certain terms of options granted ...
(Date:11/24/2015)...  Twist Bioscience, a company focused on synthetic ... Bioscience chief executive officer, will present at the ... 2015 at 3:10 p.m. Eastern Time at The Lotte New ... --> --> About Twist ... on Twitter. Sign up to follow our Twitter ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:11/19/2015)... , Nov. 19, 2015  Based on its ... & Sullivan recognizes BIO-key with the 2015 Global Frost ... year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the ... catering to the needs of the market it serves. ... line meets and expands on customer base demands, the ...
(Date:11/17/2015)... , November 17, 2015 Paris ...   --> Paris from 17 th ... DERMALOG, the biometrics innovation leader, has invented the first combined ... on the same scanning surface. Until now two different scanners ... one scanner can capture both on the same surface. ...
(Date:11/16/2015)... 16, 2015  Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA ... today announced expansion of its TDDI product portfolio ... controller and display driver integration (TDDI) solutions designed ... new TDDI products add to the previously-announced ... (WQHD resolution), and TD4322 (FHD resolution) solutions. All ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):