BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Regado Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: RGDO), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the late-stage clinical development of its first-in-class, actively controllable antithrombotic drug system, REG1, today announced the appointment of Michael E. Mendelsohn, M.D., to the company's Board of Directors. The appointment strengthens Regado's leadership team by infusing the Company with a world-renowned leader in cardiovascular research and clinical development as the Phase 3 REGULATE-PCI clinical trial is actively enrolling patients worldwide.
Dr. Mendelsohn brings to Regado an unparalleled combination of cardiovascular therapeutic expertise, large pharmaceutical company experience and academic achievement. Since June 2010, Dr. Mendelsohn has served as Senior Vice President and Global Franchise Head for Cardiovascular Diseases at Merck & Co. While at Merck, he led research and development and global strategy for all cardiovascular programs from Discovery to Late Development. Prior to joining Merck in 2010, Dr. Mendelsohn spent 17 years at Tufts Medical Center, where he served as the first-ever Chief Scientific Officer and the Executive Director of the center's Molecular Cardiology Research Institute. Dr. Mendelsohn received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry and English from Amherst College and his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at the Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). From 1988 to 1993 Dr. Mendelsohn was a member of the faculty of the BWH Cardiology Division and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. As a physician, scientist and international leader in molecular vascular biology, Dr. Mendelsohn has made major contributions to the field of molecul
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