NEW YORK, NY, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - (OTCBB: GVBP.OB) - GENova Biotherapeutics, Inc., ("GENova"), a biotechnology company that identifies, acquires, and develops novel drug targets that disrupt the advance of life-threatening diseases, today announced it has appointed Dr. Philip Gould as a Member Designate of its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB).
Dr. Gould will contribute his career experience in multinational blue chip drug discovery companies as well as his drug patenting experience to GENova's business of identifying, evaluating and developing pioneering research drugs
Aaron Whiteman, CEO of GENova, says, "Mr. Gould's esteemed position as an international business leader in the healthcare and drug development sectors is an asset to GENova."
About Dr. Philip Gould
Mr. Gould is presently the Chief Business Officer of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, the first institution of its kind dedicated to research in tropical medicine. He also maintains his position as Founder and CEO of Jadara Pharma Ltd, a profitable healthcare business consultancy with contracts in strategic business planning, fund raising, patent litigation, strategic product development, spin out portfolio management and investor support to trade sale or IPO. Previously, he was CEO of Provalis plc, a pharmaceutical and medical diagnostics company. Other positions have included Principle Research Scientist and Senior Manager of Pharmaceutical Development for Pfizer, and Head of New Product Development for GlaxoSmithKline.
He has produced over 20 publications as a primary author, and has presented 25 papers at seminars on a variety of both technical and managerial subjects, and has been named as an inventor on 4 patents. He holds a Ph.D in Physical Chemistry.
About GENova Biotherapeutics Inc.
GENova is positioning itself as the world's leading bioscience company in the development and commercial licensing of novel therapeutic proteins that disrupt the advance of life-threatening cancers. The company leverages cutting-edge research collaborations to achieve breakthroughs in anti-cancer treatments, and then licenses these patented drug product candidates to Big Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology companies such as Pfizer (NYSE: PFE), Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN), Myriad Genetics (Nasdaq: MYGN), Medarex (Nasdaq: MEDX), and Biogen Idec (Nasdaq: BIIB) . Visit GENova online at www.genovabio.com
Forward Looking Statements
This document includes certain statements that may be deemed to be "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, are expected by the Company to be forward-looking statements. Although GENova believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include but are not limited to the success of the owned intellectual property, the strength of the patents, continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic market or business conditions.
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