Navigation Links
Prestwick Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Continues to Build Management Team With Appointment of Martin Stogniew, Ph.D. as Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
Date:8/30/2007

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Prestwick Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately-held biotechnology company, today announced that it has hired Martin Stogniew, Ph.D. as Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer.

Dr. Stogniew will be responsible for Prestwick's pre-clinical development, regulatory and patent activities around its portfolio of products including its lead product candidate, tetrabenazine, a highly selective and reversible dopamine depletor in Phase 3 clinical trials for potential use as a treatment for chorea associated with Huntington's Disease.

He joins Prestwick most recently from Zelos Therapeutics, where he was Executive Vice President of Development responsible for pre-clinical, regulatory and patent development.

"With 25 years focused on developing drugs and 25 patents to his name, Marty will immediately help Prestwick as we work to execute and enhance our pipeline," said George F. Horner III, President and Chief Executive Officer of Prestwick. "He has made a significant impact in the development of successful drugs such as Anidulafugin, Amifostine and Idarubicin -- all of which are now on the market and positively impacting patients' lives."

Dr. Stogniew worked with Mr. Horner at Vicuron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. as Executive Vice President of Scientific Affairs from 2001 to 2005 before Vicuron was purchased by Pfizer in 2005 for $1.9 billion. Prior to Vicuron, Dr. Stogniew served as Chief Scientific Officer at Next Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and as Vice President of Pharmaceutical Sciences at MedImmune. Dr. Stogniew holds a Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry and a B.S. in Pharmacy from the University of Maryland.

About Prestwick

Prestwick is currently managing a portfolio of pipeline product candidates being studied for CNS conditions with significant unmet needs, including Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease, restless legs syndrome, schizophrenia, autism, Alzheimer's disease and sleep apnea.

Please go to http://www.prestwickpharma.com for more information.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Prestwick Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Traveling stem cell show continues state tour
2. AT&T - BellSouth merger: Revestiture continues
3. Madison biotech continues its climb
4. Brady continues growth through Asian acquisition
5. Transition continues to impact Third Wave financials
6. Line between big pharma, big biotech continues to blur
7. Wisconsin giant continues to dominate the health care IT market
8. API Software continues expansion
9. Third Wave continues molecular diagnostic focus with new CEO
10. Midwest Public-Sector Biotech Continues to Sizzle
11. Corona Optical Systems continues to excite investors
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/11/2017)... ... ... Back pain relief technology is now available without a prescription at What ... relief for WAR members. , This spinal restoration platform boasts utilization of technology that ... suffering from chronic back pain. , What A Relief Back Pain Centers ...
(Date:1/11/2017)... , PITTSBURGH and BENGALURU, ... (NASDAQ, TASE: MYL) and Biocon Ltd. (BSE code: 532523, ... Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted Mylan,s biologics license application ... through the 351(k) pathway. This product is a proposed ... certain HER2-positive breast cancers. The anticipated FDA goal date ...
(Date:1/11/2017)... , Jan. 11, 2017  GenVec, Inc. ... delivery company, announced today that its chief scientific ... a talk entitled  "AdenoVerse™ platform for translational development ... Biotech Showcase at the upcoming Phacilitate Cell & ... Miami , Florida.  Dr. Brough,s presentation will ...
(Date:1/11/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... January 11, 2017 , ... ... signed a multi-year license agreement with Poseida Therapeutics Inc, the San Diego based ... genetic data. Poseida Therapeutics selected KBioBox in order to harness KBioBox’s powerful BioEngine ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:1/12/2017)...  Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV ), a ... that it has signed agreements with seven strategic partners ... Middle East for commercialization of the ... wave of international distribution agreements for Trovagene,s CLIA based ... The initial partners will introduce Trovagene,s liquid biopsy ...
(Date:1/11/2017)... -- Michael Johnson, co-founder of Visikol Inc. a company originally funded with ... to the elite "Forbes 30 Under 30" list in the Science ... 20 fields nationwide to be recognized as a leader in business ... ... a PhD candidate at Rutgers University. Visikol ...
(Date:1/4/2017)... thousands of attendees at this year,s International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), ... devices and services, will be featuring its new line of ULTRA CONNECT ... special CES Exhibit Suite , the new upper arm and wrist smart ... product platform.  Continue Reading ... ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):