PHILADELPHIA, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier Research Group plc (AIM: PRG), the international pharmaceutical services group, announces the appointment of Anthony Faragasso, MD as Executive Director and Global Head of Medical Management and Safety. In this position, Dr. Faragasso will lead the global Medical Management and Safety team ensuring the delivery of quality medical and safety services
Dr. Faragasso brings to Premier Research a wealth of experience in global safety monitoring, post marketing surveillance, and risk management planning. He started his pharmaceutical career in Ortho Pharmaceutical Corp. in 1985 after completing his medical degree and fellowship training in infectious diseases. Since then he held positions with increasing responsibilities in pharmaceutical companies and CROs including: Rhone Poulenc Rorer Central Research; Synergen, Inc.; Centocor, Inc.; OmniCare (formerly IBAH-BioPharm); Pharmacia-Upjohn, and MDS Pharma Services. Dr. Faragasso comes to Premier Research from Adolor Corporation where he established and managed a successful and growing safety department over the last 7 years.
"We are very pleased to have Dr. Faragasso join our Medical Affairs Department in this important role," said Dr. Kaba, Vice President, Global Medical Affairs and Strategic Product Development. "His expertise and proven leadership will strengthen our team and help us expand our medical and safety services to meet the evolving needs of our clients."
About Premier Research
Premier Research is a leading solutions-driven CRO leveraging their commitment to therapeutic focus and scientific expertise to deliver clinical trial services of the highest quality for biopharmaceutical and medical device companies. They are leaders in clinical research for Analgesia, CNS, Infectious Disease, and Oncology and have a wealth of experience in medical device and pediatric research. Premier Research has 29 offices and operates in more than 30 countries across Europe and North America. They employ a strong international network of monitors and project management professionals combined with regulatory, data management, statistical, scientific and medical experts, and staff at a well-established network of dedicated clinical sites.
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