Navigation Links
DARA BioSciences, Inc. Announces Appointment of Dr. David J. Drutz to Board

RALEIGH, N.C., March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DARA BioSciences(TM) (Nasdaq: DARA) announced today the appointment of David J. Drutz, MD to the Board of Directors. Dr. Drutz was appointed to fill a Board vacancy and will serve on the Company's Compensation Committee as well as Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. The appointment was effective February 26, 2008.

Richard Franco, Sr., DARA's Board Chairman, commented, "It is a pleasure to announce David's appointment. Considering his varied background and successful experiences, David will add another positive dimension to our Board."

Dr. Drutz's background includes senior executive positions in the pharma and biotech industries. He is currently President of Pacific Biopharma Associates, LLC and a General Partner with Pacific Rim Ventures Company, Ltd. He serves as a director in both the public and private sectors, is a member of several scientific advisory boards, and holds a certificate of director education from the National Association of Corporate Directors.

About DARA BioSciences, Inc.

DARA BioSciences(TM), Inc. ("DARA") is a Raleigh, North Carolina-based development-stage pharmaceutical company that acquires promising therapeutic molecules and medical technologies directly or through investment in established companies. DARA focuses its therapeutic development efforts on small molecules from late preclinical development through phase 2 clinical trials. DARA is developing a portfolio of therapeutic candidates for neuropathic pain, metabolic diseases including type 2 diabetes, dyslipidemia and dermatological disorders. DARA has licensed promising drug development candidates from Kirin Pharmaceuticals of Japan, Bayer Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Massachusetts General Hospital and Nuada LLC.

For more information please contact the Company at 919-872-5578 or visit our web site at

All statements in this news release that are not historical are forward- looking statements within the meaning of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 as amended. Such forward-looking statements are subject to factors that could cause actual results to differ materially for DARA from those projected. Those factors include risks and uncertainties relating to the company's ability to develop and bring new products to market as anticipated, the current regulatory environment in which the company develops and sells its products, the market acceptance of those products, dependence on partner, successful performance under collaborative and other commercial agreements, competition, the strength of DARA's intellectual property, the intellectual property of others and other risk factors identified in the documents DARA has filed, or will file, with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Copies of DARA's filings with the SEC may be obtained from the SEC Internet site at DARA expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward- looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in DARA's expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions, or circumstances on which any such statements are based. DARA BioSciences and the DARA logo are trademarks of DARA BioSciences, Inc.

SOURCE DARA BioSciences, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Akers Biosciences, Inc. ABI or the Company Receipt of Further United States Military Contracts
2. Pressure BioSciences, Inc. to Discuss Third Quarter Financial Results and Provide Business Update
3. Pressure BioSciences, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results and Provides Business Update
4. DARA BioSciences, Inc. and Point Therapeutics, Inc. Announce Consummation of Merger
5. HHS Announces $75 Million in Supplemental Funding to States for Pandemic Flu Preparedness
6. CRC Health Group Announces Acquisition of Bayside Marin Recovery Center, San Rafael
7. UHW Announces: Antelope Valley Hospital Caregivers and Board Vote to Ratify First Union Contract With SEIU UHW-West
8. HEI, Inc. Announces Sale of RFID Division Assets
9. Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Announces FDA Approval to Market Generic Version of Zyloprim(R)
10. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Announces Webcast of Presentation at Thomas Weisel Partners 2007 Healthcare Conference
11. Z Trim Announces Revocation of Gregory Halpern Severence Agreement
Post Your Comments:
(Date:10/13/2017)... Rock, AR (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 ... ... firm with locations throughout Arkansas that offers insurance and financial preparation services, is ... benefit the Rock City Rescue organization. , Rock City Rescue is a locally ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... PITTSBURGH, Pa. (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... the dark poses a problem. Fortunately, an inventor from Austin, Texas, has identified a ... access to medication in darkness or restricted lighting. As such, it eliminates the need ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... The International ... promote standards of excellence for the field of eating disorders, announces the opening ... 25, 2018 in Orlando, Florida at the Omni Resort at ChampionsGate. ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (PRWEB) , ... ... ... University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy (SOP) alumni Hannah Randall, PharmD ‘17, and ... educated healthcare professionals on guideline updates for the primary prevention of cardiovascular ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Apple Rehab Shelton Lakes , which specializes in the ... facility as part of a disaster drill on October 3rd. , Apple Rehab participated ... Emergency Manager, as well as the Connecticut Long Term Care Mutual Aid Plan ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/2/2017)... 2017  AllianceRx Walgreens Prime, the combined central specialty ... pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), today officially ... the unveiling of new signage at its headquarters in ... at a few other company-owned facilities across the country. ... some of whom will begin to see the AllianceRx ...
(Date:9/28/2017)... Sept. 28, 2017 Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ... conference call and webcast on Friday, November 3, 2017, ... and ending at approximately 8:30 a.m. (CDT) / 9:30 ... company,s 2017 financial performance and guidance for 2018, Hill-Rom ... to enhance operational performance, and long-range financial outlook through ...
(Date:9/27/2017)... Israel and NEW YORK , Sept. 27, ... with mobile health and big data solutions, today announced that its MyDario ... Please check your local TV listings for when The Dr. Oz Show ... ... season this month. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: