SOUTHAMPTON, England, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Vantia Therapeutics, a company developing novel small molecule drugs targeting large underserved medical markets, today announces the appointment of Rachel Morten as Head of Regulatory Affairs.
Rachel has more than 24 years experience in global regulatory affairs and product development in the pharmaceutical and animal health industries. Most recently an independent regulatory affairs consultant, Rachel has also served as Senior Director, Group Head Regulatory Affairs for the international CRO Averion International Ltd (previously Hesperion). Previously Rachel founded ChapelPharma a regulatory consultancy that was acquired by Hesperion in 2004.
Dr Jim Phillips, CEO of Vantia Therapeutics, said: "Rachel brings to Vantia years of experience across all regulatory aspects of the global development of new chemical entities from pre-clinical through to Phase III. She is an excellent addition to our already high-quality management team at Vantia and I look forward to working with her as our clinical and pre-clinical pipeline continues to mature."
Rachel Morten, Head of Regulatory Affairs, said: "Vantia has already made great progress with its pipeline, with the Phase IIa trial of VA106483 for nocturia recently completed and dosing complete in the Phase I trial of VA111913 for dysmenorrhoea. These products target conditions which affect millions of people and are poorly served by current treatments. It is the quality of these programmes, the pre-clinical pipeline and the drug discovery engine that made the opportunity of joining the team at Vantia so exciting."
Notes to Editors
About Vantia Therapeutics:
Vantia Therapeutics is an emerging pharmaceutical company developing
novel, small molecule drugs targeting large, underserved medical markets. Its
rapidly advancing clinical pipeline includes VA106483 for nocturia
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