"Both John and Bill will be very strong and complementary additions to Scioderm's Board of Directors, based on their extensive experience in the rare disease and orphan drug arena," said Dr. Robert Ryan, Chief Executive Officer of Scioderm. "We look forward to their support and insights towards the realization of the company's planned success. I also wish to thank Christos Richards of Levin & Company, an executive search firm specializing in the life sciences field, for leading the effort in securing the new board members."
Chris Christoffersen, Chairman of the Scioderm Board and General Partner of Morgenthaler Ventures, Scioderm's lead investor commented, "To have two distinguished veterans with extensive experience in orphan diseases join our Board is a wonderful event for Scioderm, and we look forward to working with them to make Scioderm a significant success."
Roger Quy, Board Member and General Partner of Technology Partners commented, "I am delighted that Scioderm has attracted these two outstanding individuals in the field of rare diseases to the Board. It is another indication that the contribution of the Company is becoming more broadly recognized."
About Scioderm and SD-101
Scioderm is a privately held, clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative therapies for treating diseases with high unmet need, including orphan products. The lead product, SD-101,is a topical cream that has previously demonstrated potential to provide improvement in treating the severe skin effects seen in patients across all EB subtypes. In addition, Scioderm recently received Breakthrough Therapy Designation for SD-101 for treatment of the skin effects in patients with EB,
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