Navigation Links
Xenon Announces Appointment of VP, Discovery Research
Date:2/6/2008

VANCOUVER, Canada, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc., a drug discovery and development company, is pleased to announce today that it has appointed Charles J. Cohen as Vice President, Discovery Research.

"We are delighted to welcome Charlie to the Xenon team," commented Simon Pimstone, Xenon's President and CEO. "Charlie brings a unique combination of drug discovery experience and leadership including in areas that are highly relevant to Xenon such as pain. With a drug candidate for pain currently in clinical trials, and a backup compound expected to follow, we are certain that Charlie's background will be of great benefit to Xenon. In addition to his experience in the pain area, Charlie brings broad and diverse expertise which will be applicable to our multiple discovery and pre-clinical programs."

Dr. Cohen has spent the past approximately 25 years in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry with positions at Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Merck & Co and Vertex Pharmaceuticals. He held senior scientific positions and has published widely in the area of pain and more broadly in cellular neuroscience and neurology. Dr. Cohen received his PhD in Biophysics and Theoretical Biology from the University of Chicago.

About Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Xenon is a privately owned, clinical genetics-based drug discovery and development company engaged in developing small molecule therapies focusing in the areas of Pain, Diabetes/Obesity, Anemia and Iron Overload. Xenon has partnerships with Novartis Pharma AG, Roche and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd. For more information, visit the Company's website at http://www.xenon-pharma.com.

This release contains forward-looking statements that are not based on historical fact. These forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, events or developments to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. Announces Repayment of Outstanding Loan
2. Wyeth Announces Election of Timothy P. Cost as Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs
3. Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces Filing of Securities Fraud Class Action Against CellCyte Genetics Corporation
4. DURECT Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End 2007 Financial Results
5. Physicians Reference Laboratory Announces New Diagnostic for Womens Health
6. CardioTech Announces Conference Call on February 12 at 2:30 PM Eastern for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2008
7. NeoStem Announces NY State License for Adult Stem Cell Collection
8. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Announces Upcoming Corporate Presentations
9. China-Biotics, Inc. Announces Rescheduling of Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2008 Results
10. Forest Laboratories, Inc. Announces Positive Results of Memantine Study of Once-Daily Formulation
11. Anesiva Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End 2007 Financial Results Conference Call and February 2008 Conference Participation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/21/2017)... CA (PRWEB) , ... February 21, 2017 , ... ... the VTX-1 Liquid Biopsy System , a fully automated benchtop system for ... technology. The VTX-1 is being launched at the Molecular Medicine Tri Conference (Tri-Con) ...
(Date:2/21/2017)... CA (PRWEB) , ... February 21, 2017 , ... The ... prospects for their use, in multiple areas of medicine, due to their differentiating characteristics. ... division, and they have the ability to be induced to become tissue or organic-specific ...
(Date:2/21/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... February 21, 2017 , ... ... creating transformative design and manufacturing solutions for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) , today ... 2017 marks Creation Technologies’ third consecutive year winning in its category of electronics ...
(Date:2/21/2017)... YORK , Feb. 21, 2017   Logicalis ... an international IT solutions and managed services provider ( ... – Service Desk for Epic. The new service will ... internal Epic resources by giving physicians, nurses and other ... specialists for tier-one support. This will allow hospital IT ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:2/2/2017)... , Feb. 2, 2017  EyeLock LLC, a market ... new white paper " What You Should Know About ... of ensuring user authenticity is a growing concern. In ... of users. However, traditional authentication schemes such as username/password ... Biometric authentication offers an elegant solution to the ...
(Date:2/1/2017)... Massachusetts , February 1, 2017 IDTechEx ... events on emerging technology, announces the availability of a new report, ... Continue Reading ... ... in industrial and collaborative robots. Source: IDTechEx Report "Sensors for Robotics: ...
(Date:1/30/2017)... Jan. 30, 2017   Invitae Corporation (NYSE: ... genetic information companies, today announced that it will report ... provide 2017 guidance on Monday, February 13, 2017, and ... day at 4:45 p.m. Eastern / 1:45 p.m. Pacific. ... will briefly review financial results, guidance, and recent developments ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):