ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- NanoBio(R) Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company developing novel anti-infective topicals and mucosal vaccines to treat and prevent serious infections, today announced the addition of four new scientists to its drug development team.
Lyou-fu Ma, PharmD, Ph.D.; Susan Ciotti, Ph.D.; Robert L. Hagan, Ph.D. and Paula L. Robinson will guide NanoBio in developing and commercializing its novel topical anti-infectives and mucosal vaccines. NanoBio's lead products are topical anti-infective lotions to eradicate cold sores and nail fungus, while its mucosal vaccines are in various stages of preclinical and human testing.
Dr. Ma has assumed the position of senior vice president of development and regulatory affairs, while Dr. Ciotti is the new director of formulation research and development at NanoBio Corporation. Dr. Hagan will serve as the senior manager of supply chain and Ms. Robinson will assume the position of clinical project manager.
"Each of our new scientific team members has a rich and diverse background in the pharmaceutical industry that will ensure our company's success as we accelerate our drug development programs," said James R. Baker, Jr., NanoBio's founder and chief science officer. "Their experience in taking compounds from preclinical testing through development will be invaluable in testing and developing our current and future products."
NanoBio's clinical programs for herpes labialis (cold sores) and onychomycosis (nail fungus) treatment have already yielded promising results, with clinical trials having demonstrated unparalleled safety and tolerability, added Baker. The collective experience of Ma, Ciotti, Hagan and Robinson will further expand the company's rich pipeline of products, he said.
Dr. Ma has 17 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Prior
to joining NanoBio, she served as development team leader in the pain
therapy area at Pfizer Global Researc
|SOURCE NanoBio Corporation|
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