LONDON, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Morria Biopharmaceuticals Plc, a private biopharmaceutical company focusing on first-in-class novel, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, announced today that it has appointed Rosemary Mazanet M.D., Ph.D. as its interim Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Mazanet has significant experience in both executive and operational management in the biopharmaceutical industry.
Dr. Mazanet serves on the Board of numerous private and public pharmaceutical companies. From June 1998 to February 2004, Dr. Mazanet served as Chief Scientific Officer and a General Partner of Oracle Partners, L.P., a healthcare investment firm. As Senior Director of Clinical Research at Amgen in the early and mid 1990s, she was responsible for the submission of corporate INDs, the registration strategy and conduct of Phase I, II and III clinical trials. Dr. Mazanet also serves as an independent director at GTx, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTXI) and is a trustee at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine where she received her M.D. and Ph.D. Dr. Mazanet was trained as an oncologist in the Harvard Medical System where she was also a faculty member.
Dr. Mazanet commented, "I am very excited to be involved with Morria and the development of their platform of therapeutic compounds addressing significant unmet medical needs in inflammation," said Dr. Mazanet. "We believe this new family of Multifunctional Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (MFAIDS) could bring significant benefits to patients with many different inflammatory conditions including skin, respiratory and gastrointestinal indications."
"Dr. Mazanet has a strong track record in operations, finance and
regulatory affairs. We are very fortunate to have attracted the c
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