SAN CARLOS, Calif., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeurogesX, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGSX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel pain management therapies, announced today the appointment of Bruce A. Peacock to the NeurogesX board of directors. Since May 2006, Mr. Peacock has been a venture partner with SV Life Sciences, LLC.
Prior to joining SV Life Sciences, Mr. Peacock held senior executive positions with a number of biotechnology, medical device, and service organizations focused on healthcare. Most recently, Mr. Peacock was CEO of The Little Clinic, a start-up medical care services company. Prior to that, Mr. Peacock served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director of Adolor Corporation, President, CEO, COO and as a director of Orthovita, Inc., Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and as a director of Cephalon, Inc., and Senior Vice President and CFO of Centocor, Inc. He currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Pharmacopeia, Inc., a publicly-held small molecule therapeutics company, as well as several private biotechnology companies.
Jean-Jacques Bienaime, Chairman of the NeurogesX board of directors, commented, "I am pleased to welcome Bruce Peacock to our board. Bruce is a seasoned pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry executive with a breadth of knowledge that will be very helpful to us as we continue on our strategic path. We believe that his operational and financial expertise as well as his business development and commercialization experience will be invaluable to us as we continue our efforts towards potential commercialization of our lead product candidate NGX-4010."
Mr. Peacock remarked, "NeurogesX is at an exciting point
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