"Organovo's platform technology has widespread potential application in the life sciences," Dr. Heyman said. "I look forward to the opportunity to play a role in translating this potential into real solutions for patients, clinicians, and scientists."
Dr. Heyman is expected to replace Andras Forgacs on the Organovo board when Mr. Forgacs's board term expires at the same August 21 meeting. Mr. Forgacs is a founder of Organovo and has served as a director of the Company since its inception.
"As a founder of Organovo and a board member for six years, Andras Forgacs has had a powerful impact in shaping the success of our company. His passion for moving the company forward, his insights and guidance, and his ability to create opportunities for the company to grow have been vitally important contributions. We expect to continue to have a strong relationship with Andras," commented Keith Murphy, Organovo chief executive officer.
"Having been a part of Organovo since its earliest conception, I am extremely proud of what the company has achieved to date. It has been a pleasure to serve on the Organovo board and to push the company forward in unlocking the tremendous potential of 3D bioprinting," said Andras Forgacs. "Dr. Heyman's accomplishments and experience will make him an excellent addition to Organovo's board of directors."
Following Dr. Heyman's election to the Board of Directors, Organovo
|SOURCE Organovo Holdings, Inc.|
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