Stemedica announced today the appointment of Lev Verkh, PhD as Chief Regulatory and Clinical Development Officer. Dr. Verkh will be responsible for managing all regulatory activities and clinical trials on behalf of the company.
(PRWEB) June 11, 2010 -- Stemedica Cell Technologies, Inc., a leader in adult stem cell research and manufacturing, announced today the appointment of Lev Verkh, PhD as Chief Regulatory and Clinical Development Officer. Dr. Verkh will be responsible for managing all regulatory activities and clinical trials on behalf of the company. "Dr. Verkh brings over twenty years of international regulatory and clinical trial experience to Stemedica," said Dr. Nikolai Tankovich, Stemedica's President & Chief Medical Officer. "We are confident that his contribution to our mission to bring innovative products to patients, following FDA guidelines, will be significant."
Dr. Verkh's clinical and regulatory experience includes working for Pfizer, Baxter Bio Sciences, the Alliance Pharmaceutical Corporation and the Alpha Therapeutic Corporation. He has directed national and multi-national Phase I, II, III and IV clinical trials in such areas as cardiology, oncology, peripheral artery disease, hematology, blood disorders and imaging methods. He is author or co-author of over 40 peer-reviewed publications. Through his efforts and the efforts of his teams, he has received FDA approval for several products that are currently on the market. "I am honored to be joining Stemedica's management team," said Dr. Verkh, "and am excited to work with the company's leading-edge stem cell technology."
In addition to directing Stemedica's clinical trials within the United States, Dr.
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