Navigation Links
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.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Precision Therapeutics President and CEO Sean McDonald Recognized as Pittsburgh Technology Council Tech 50 CEO of the Year
2. The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Announces Additions to Nationally Recognized Executive Program
3. The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Invests $725K in Portfolio Companies
4. The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Adds Life Sciences Veterans to Executive Program
5. Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Demonstrates a Regions Economic Resilience
6. The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Starts 2009 With Investment Momentum
7. Delcath Adds University of Pittsburgh Medical Center to Phase III Trial
8. NIH Awards Approximately $3M Grant for Research Involving WaferGens SmartChip(TM) Real-Time PCR System at the University of Pittsburgh
9. Opening Dedication of the New John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center at the New Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Campus in Lawrenceville
10. Pittsburgh Technology Council Announces Technology 50
11. Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Receives Prestigious Recognition for Patient Safety Efforts in National Survey
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/27/2017)... April 27, 2017  Pendant Biosciences, Inc. (formerly Nanoferix, ... modification and drug delivery technologies, today announced that it ... @ Toronto . ... Pendant Biosciences, noted, "We are excited to become part ... community, and are honored to be the first ...
(Date:4/26/2017)... ... 26, 2017 , ... Looking for gift ideas for mom ... offers one-of-a-kind gifts, ranging from gourmet cooking experiences to Farmer’s Market Tours and ... inspired with new cooking tips and techniques, thanks to Chef Jodi Abel’s expertise ...
(Date:4/26/2017)... ... April 26, 2017 , ... Led by ex-FDA official ... trials comes to Tampa, San Francisco and Boston in 2017. The 2016 ... organizations such as Pfizer Inc., Teva Pharmaceuticals, Advaxis, Inc., Ocular Therapeutix Inc., Cell ...
(Date:4/26/2017)... ... April 26, 2017 , ... Baltimore bio tech firm, PathSensors, ... screening solution at the National Postal Forum 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland, May 21st ... accurate, easy to use and low cost threat detection solution for government and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/29/2017)... , March 29, 2017  higi, the health ... in North America , today announced ... and the acquisition of EveryMove. The new investment and ... set of tools to transform population health activities through ... lifestyle data. higi collects and secures data ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... March 27, 2017  Catholic Health Services (CHS) ... Systems Society (HIMSS) Analytics for achieving Stage 6 ... sm . In addition, CHS previously earned a ... using an electronic medical record (EMR). ... level of EMR usage in an outpatient setting.  ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... , Mar 24, 2017 Research and Markets ... System Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2025" ... ... grow at a CAGR of around 15.1% over the next decade ... industry report analyzes the market estimates and forecasts for all the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):