WAYNE, Pa., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Encorium Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENCO), a full-service multinational contract research organization (CRO) that provides design, development, and management capabilities for clinical trials and patient registries to many of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies, today announced that Professor Hanna Nohynek, M.D., Ph.D. has been appointed Head Consultant of Encorium's clinical vaccine research team.
Dr. Nohynek has an impressive track record in global clinical vaccine development. She is currently a Member of the Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety of the World Health Organization. She has recently served as an EU Commission appointed member of the Health Security Working Group on platform for development of counter bioterrorism medicinal products. She has also recently been the Scientific Coordinator and/or co-investigator in seven Phase II trials on a number of vaccines (Haemophilus influenzae type b, meningococcal conjugate, and pneumococcal conjugate among infants, and pneumococcal polysaccharide among pregnant mothers and infants), as well as a large Phase III pneumococcal conjugate vaccine trial conducted in the Philippines with approximately 12,000 patients.
Dr. David Ginsberg, Encorium Group's Chief Executive Officer, stated, "We are extremely pleased that Dr. Nohynek has agreed to join Encorium as Head Consultant of our clinical vaccine research team. She brings a truly global experience to our team and we look forward to working with her."
Dr. Kai E. Lindevall, Executive Chairman of Encorium Group, added, "Dr. Nohynek is one of the leading experts in the field of clinical vaccine development. She will substantially strengthen our vaccine franchise and contribute to our ability to conduct global vaccine trials. Her experience condu
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