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The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Announces New Chairman of the Board
Date:12/2/2010

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse (PLSG), the organization providing capital investments and customized company formation and business growth services to the region's life sciences enterprises, today announced the approval of the nomination of Peter M. DeComo as the new Chairman of the Board of the PLSG, effective immediately.  Mr. DeComo will replace Dr. D. Lansing Taylor who is stepping down after serving 3 years as Chairman and 8 years as a PLSG Board member.

In addition, it was announced that Michael Huff, Acting Secretary of Health, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Austin Burke, Secretary of DCED, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Gary G. Glausser, Managing Partner at Corridor Venture Partners and William R. Newlin, Chairman of Newlin Investment Company have been approved as members of the Board of Directors effective January 1, 2011.

In making the announcement, John W. Manzetti, PLSG President and CEO remarked, "Pete is an exceptional regional advocate for the development of life sciences innovation, a seasoned entrepreneur and an exemplary leader. We look forward to Pete's continued dedication to the life sciences and we welcome him as our new board chair."

As incoming Chairman of the Board Mr. DeComo said, "I am honored to work with such a tremendous group of board members and the PLSG team as we continue our work to establish the Pittsburgh region as a dominant player in the life sciences. We will work tirelessly to commercialize and fund life sciences technologies while providing an improved quality of life for the world's citizens."

About the Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse (PLSG)

The PLSG invests in and supports the growth of biosciences companies in southwestern Pennsylvania. The PLSG has investment and business growth programs to increase the linkage between research, technology and commercialization; nurture and develop entrepreneurial biosciences enterprises; grow the region's talent pool in the life sciences; and help biosciences firms locate, expand or start-up in the Greater Pittsburgh region. www.plsg.com

Peter M. DeComo, PLSG Chairman of the Board

Mr. DeComo is currently the Chairman and CEO at ALung Technologies, Inc.  In addition, Peter is Co-Founder and Chairman at ThermalTherapeutics, Inc., and a director at Clearcount Medical Solutions.  Prior to joining ALung Technologies, he was the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Renal Solutions, Inc. Previously, Mr. DeComo was the Chief Operating Officer of HemoTherapies Inc. and a Senior Vice President of the Infusion Therapy/Biotech Operating Division for Olsten Health Services. He received an M.S. and a B.S. in Healthcare Management from the University of Pittsburgh.


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