"I am delighted to join the Transcept management team at such an exciting time in the company's development," said Mr. Moore. "Intermezzo(R) has the potential to become an innovative low dose solution for insomnia patients who wake up in the middle of the night and want to go back to sleep quickly. Intermezzo(R) will enable patients to treat their middle of the night awakening only when it occurs, rather than having to take a high dose, 8 hour medication at bedtime. I'm thrilled to be a part of a team dedicated to developing and commercializing innovative neuroscience-based products."
Susan Koppy has over 20 years of experience in marketing and business development in the biopharmaceutical industry and has lived and worked in the U.S., Europe and Japan. She has negotiated a number of major multi-billion dollar agreements and is a frequent speaker on business development issues. Prior to joining Transcept, Susan Koppy served as Senior Vice President, Business and Corporate Development at Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Previously, Ms. Koppy was Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at Applied Biosystems, Inc. (ABI) with responsibility for evaluation and pursuit of licensing and acquisition opportunities. Before joining ABI, Ms. Koppy served as the Director of Business Development for Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation where she was responsible for global business development opportunities in Infectious Diseases and was a key contributor to the formation of the strategic alliance between Idenix and Novartis. Ms. Koppy also served as the Head of Commercial and Business Intelligence for Novartis Pharma AG and worked in Early Commercial Development with the Respiratory and Immunology therapeutic areas. She holds a bachelor's degree in Genetics and Cell Biology from the University of Minnesota.
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|SOURCE Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|
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