ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Velcura Therapeutics, Inc. has named Jeffrey N. Fellows, a biotechnology regulatory executive with more than 20 years of successful regulatory experience, as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs.
Velcura Therapeutics President and CEO Michael W. Long, PhD, said, "Jeff is a great addition to our senior management team. He will be responsible for our clinical trials applications, regulatory compliance and interactions with the Federal Drug Administration. His more than two decades of experience will be critical in helping Velcura navigate the regulatory path for VEL-0230, our new drug that stimulates bone formation and inhibits bone loss." Dr. Long added, "Jeff's past experience with the Oncology Division at FDA is a definite plus as our initial clinical trial of VEL-0230 in patients will be for treatment for Multiple Myeloma Bone Disease, a blood cancer associated with profound bone loss."
Immediately before joining Velcura Therapeutics, Fellows was Vice President of Regulatory Affairs for Cell Therapeutics, Inc. in Seattle, where for the past three years he was the main liaison with the FDA and responsible for the development of global regulatory strategy and agency filings for the oncology focused company.
Prior to CTI, Fellows worked for Amgen Inc. in Thousand Oaks, CA, and worked in a series of increasingly responsible positions, eventually serving as Director of Regulatory Affairs and Global Regulatory Team Leader in Thousand Oaks, California. There Fellows served on Corporate Global Product Strategy Teams for early- and late-stage development compounds and led Global Regulatory Teams in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia, and Japan.
After graduation from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of
Science in Microbiology, Fellows began his career in regulatory affairs at
NeoRx Corporation, where he prepared Investigational New Drug Applications
for anti- cancer products. He worked
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