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Savara Expands Board of Directors, Appoints Three New Members
Date:3/4/2009

Nevan Elam, Former Head of Nektar Therapeutic's Pulmonary Business Unit, Among New Board of Directors Members

AUSTIN, Texas, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Savara, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing novel respiratory therapeutics utilizing its NanoCluster dry-powder formulation technology, today announced that it has expanded its Board of Directors and elected three new members.

Nevan Elam, former head of the pulmonary business unit at Nektar Therapeutics, has been appointed to fill a seat previously held by Cory Berkland, Ph.D. The board has also been expanded from three members to five, with Curt Bilby, Ph.D., and Matthew Dennis filling the new seats.

"We are honored to have these new members join the Board of Directors," said Rob Neville, Executive Chairman of the Board of Savara. "Their experience, including Mr. Elam's proven track record in the pulmonary drug delivery space, will provide an essential perspective as we respond to increasing interest in our platform NanoCluster technology."

"Savara's formulation technology combines the features of nanoparticles in structured microparticles to yield a powder with ideal aerodynamic properties for inhalation. Their approach is unique and addresses many of the challenges associated with existing formulation technologies. I am excited to be a part this company and to help guide the next generation pulmonary drug delivery technology," said Mr. Elam.

Mr. Elam, 41, is a former member of the executive management team of Nektar Therapeutics where he served as senior vice president, head of the pulmonary business unit. In this role, he oversaw all pulmonary business including research and development, manufacturing and strategic partnerships. Most recently Mr. Elam was responsible for the sale of Nektar's pulmonary business to Novartis for $115 million on Dec. 31, 2008.

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