Navigation Links
Joseph E. Whitters Joins MyoScience, Inc. Board of Directors
Date:6/25/2009

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- MyoScience(R), Inc. today announced that Joseph E. Whitters, CPA former chairman of the board of Mentor Corporation, was elected to the MyoScience board of directors. Whitters joined the Mentor board in 2004, assuming the Chairman role soon thereafter. Mentor was acquired by Johnson and Johnson (JNJ) in 2009 for $1.1 Billion. He also serves on the boards of directors of Omnicell, Luminent Mortgage Capital, and several private companies. From 1986 to 2005, Mr. Whitters was an executive at First Health, serving as CFO for most of his tenure. During that period the company's revenues grew from $5 to $900 Million. It was acquired by Coventry Health Plans in 2005 for $1.8 Billion.

"Joe Whitters has an exceptionally strong financial and operational background. Additionally, he has a deep industry experience in the health care and aesthetics areas. This very relevant experience and his critical insight into the aesthetics market will greatly benefit a company at MyoScience's stage," said Bob Curtis, MyoScience CEO.

"I believe MyoScience has some very innovative and unique aesthetics technologies," said Whitters. "I look forward to working with this dynamic team and the board."

Whitters will fill a board seat left vacant by the stepping down of Michael Partsch, CEO of Accelemed, Inc., who has been a board member since MyoScience's initial funding. Mr. Partsch will remain a board observer.

"MyoScience has made great strides since its initial funding," said Michael Partsch. "I am honored to have been part of that success as a board member and am very excited about the opportunity available to the Company".

"Mike Partsch has been a valuable board member since our A round of financing," said Bob Curtis. "We thank him for his seminal contributions to the early success of MyoScience."

About MyoScience, Inc.

MyoScience, Inc., founded in 2005 with headquarters in Redwood City, California, is a clinical development stage company focused on developing a non-toxic treatment for dynamic facial wrinkles (frown lines between the brows and forehead and crow's feet lines). MyoScience received 510k clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its device in 2009 for a general indication. MyoScience is currently investigating applications in aesthetics. Major investors in MyoScience, include De Novo Ventures, Accuitive Medical Ventures, Nexus Medical Partners, Saratoga Ventures, and Medicis Capital GmbH.

    Press Contacts:
    Robert M. Curtis, President and CEO
    MyoScience, Inc.
    bcurtis@myoscience.com
    (650) 474-2600


'/>"/>
SOURCE MyoScience, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. DURECT Appoints Dr. Joseph Stauffer as Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy
2. Dr. Joseph Sweere Receives Educator of the Year Award
3. St. Josephs Hospital and Medical Center Signs Agreement for Innovative Video Conferencing Use
4. Statement by Joseph A. Califano, Jr., Chairman and Founder, The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University and Former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, on New Report by the National Association of Boards of Pha
5. Joseph C. Kolars, M.D., to be U-M Medical Schools First Senior Associate Dean for Education and Global Initiatives
6. St. Josephs Healthcare System Becomes First Hospital in the Region to Implement Pre-Hospital Therapeutic Cooling to Save the Lives of Cardiac Arrest Patients
7. Statement by Joseph A. Califano, Jr., Chairman and President, The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University and Former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare on New York States Action Council
8. Craneware and St. Joseph to Present Revenue Enhancement Success Story at HIMSS
9. Closing Open Heart Surgery: Saint Josephs Performs Georgias First Totally-Closed, Beating Heart Bypass Surgery
10. Transcept Pharmaceuticals Appoints Joseph T. Kennedy as General Counsel
11. Fischer Medical Announces Multi-System VersaRad Installation at St. Josephs Hospital in Marshfield, WI
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... The event is being ... Block Event Center in Minneapolis, Minn. Triumph Over Parkinson’s will fund nearly $100,000 for ... of Schneiderman’s Furniture, lives with Parkinson’s disease and is the architect of this informative ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... , ... After years as an active staff surgeon and having served as ... Wayne Carman transitioned to chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at what is ... chief and began a second three-year term in January of 2016. , The original ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... Regular gym users know ... having to wait longer to access the treadmills. It’s a predictable trend. After the ... lose weight and get in shape by joining gyms, starting new walking or running ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... Georgia (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 , ... Dr. ... to announce their 2nd Annual No Cost Dental Day to individuals in need. The ... The purpose of this No Cost Dental Day is to provide dental care to ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... Health and wellness is a topic that should ... event they are experiencing an illness. Migraines are a severe form of a headache ... migraines would not wish the pain on their worst enemy, the feeling can last ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/5/2016)... , Feb. 5, 2016  Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. ... of POZEN Inc. ("POZEN") and Tribute Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. ("Tribute") ... and shareholders of Tribute. The combined company will operate ... company with operations in Canada , ... United States . Under the terms of the ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... February 5, 2016 --> ... report states that the global active pharmaceuticals ingredients (APIs) ... predicted to reach US$185.9 bn by 2020. It is ... 2014 to 2020. The title of the report is ... by Geography, and by Therapeutic Area) - Global Industry ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... Feb. 5, 2016  Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC ... and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical ... agreement to acquire a majority ownership interest in Dental ... in Brazil . ... Dental Cremer is the dental distribution business of Cremer ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: