Navigation Links
Sopherion Therapeutics Announces Appointment of New Senior Executive Vice President for Clinical Affairs

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Sopherion Therapeutics, LLC, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of anti-cancer therapies, has announced the appointment of Dr. Marcel Rozencweig as Senior Executive Vice President for Clinical Affairs. Prior to joining Sopherion, Dr. Rozencweig was a key Clinical Development Consultant to the Company and a member of the Sopherion Protocol Development Team for Myocet.

"I am excited to continue to contribute to the development of Myocet," said Dr. Rozencweig. "Myocet has the potential to be a valued addition to the first-line treatment regimen for metastatic breast cancer, particularly in patients with HER-2 overexpression."

Dr. Rozencweig was previously with GPC-Biotech since 2001. He has 18 years of experience with Bristol-Myers Squibb, where he held several senior leadership positions in drug development and strategic planning, including Vice President, Oncology, Infectious Diseases and Immunology Clinical Research; and Vice President, Strategic Planning and Portfolio Management.

"Dr. Rozencweig's world-renowned experience in oncology drug development is an ideal fit for Sopherion as we move Myocet forward," said Ronald H. Goldfarb, Ph.D., President and CEO of Sopherion Therapeutics. "His many achievements include significant contributions leading to the FDA approval of 11 drugs, mostly anticancer treatments, including the blockbusters Taxol(R) and Paraplatin(R) (carboplatin)."

Dr. Rozencweig is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at New York University and has authored or co-authored more than 200 scientific publications.

About Sopherion Therapeutics, LLC

Sopherion Therapeutics, LLC is a privately-held biotechnology company based in Princeton, New Jersey. The Company is focused on developing novel anti-cancer therapies for patients suffering with advanced cancer, particularly metastatic disease. Sopherion is dedicated to the acquisition, discovery, development and commercialization of novel anti-cancer therapies with unique therapeutic activities that address unmet medical needs in and extend human life. In 2004, Sopherion entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Zeneus Pharma Ltd., now Cephalon, Inc. for the future commercialization of Myocet in North America. For more information, visit

SOURCE Sopherion Therapeutics, LLC
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Cell Therapeutics to Resume Trading on MTA and NASDAQ
2. United Therapeutics Reports 2008 Fourth Quarter and Annual Financial Results
3. Cell Therapeutics Updates Shareholders on Trading
4. Transition Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results
5. Arete Therapeutics Initiates Phase IIa Clinical Trial for AR9281, a Novel s-EH Inhibitor to Treat Type 2 Diabetes
6. Transition Therapeutics to Hold Conference Call on Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results on Wednesday, February 11th, at 4:30 P.M. EST
7. Transition Therapeutics Announces Completion of Patient Enrolment of Phase 2 Study of TT-223 in Type 2 Diabetes Patients
8. Nile Therapeutics to Present at the 2009 BIO CEO & Investor Conference
9. Nile Therapeutics to Present at the 27th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
10. Merck Serono and Apitope Announce Licensing Agreement on Novel Peptide Therapeutics for the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis
11. AHRQ Announces New Web Site on Emerging Issues in Medical Therapeutics
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/25/2015)... MN (PRWEB) , ... November 25, 2015 , ... Finnleo, ... through Christmas Eve on several models of traditional and far-infrared saunas. , ... Nordic Spruce is the most traditional Finnish sauna wood, and Finnleo uses only European ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... Dr. John Pierce, Medical Director at ... hair loss treatment with the Capillus272™ Pro laser therapy cap. FDA cleared for safety ... fuller hair, without the need for surgery, prescription pills, or topical foams. , ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... For the first time, ... Two Organizations, One Beat ” campaign. The partnership between the two groups began in ... in MAP International’s cause. , MAP International was founded in 1954 and is an ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Dental professionals who would like to become more proficient on ... Dr. Mark Iacobelli’s Advanced Implant Mentoring (AIM) CE course. Courses will be held on ... co-founders of Advanced Implant Mentoring (AIM), Dr. Iacobelli and Dr. D’Orazio are proud to ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... IL (PRWEB) , ... November 25, 2015 , ... The ... announce a recent successful appellate decision obtained by Attorneys Francisco J. Botto and Alex ... Adcock v. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Comm’n, 2015 IL App (2d) 130884WC. , According to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/25/2015)... AVIV, Israel , November 25, 2015 ... (NASDAQ: KTOV ) (TASE: KTOV), a biopharmaceutical company ... simultaneous treatment of various clinical conditions, today announced the ... 3,158,900 American Depository Shares ( ADSs ), each representing ... purchase up to 3,158,900 ADSs. The ADSs and warrants ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... Nov. 25, 2015 Allergan plc (NYSE: ... and Rugen Therapeutics, a start-up  biotechnology company focused ... CNS disorders and funded by the F-Prime Biomedical ... entered into an exclusive collaboration to support the ... Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Obsessive Compulsive disorders (OCD). ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... TEL AVIV, Israel , November 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... firms (the "New Investors"), pursuant to which BioLight and ... in BioLight,s IOPtima Ltd. subsidiary ("IOPtima") via a private ... global commercialization of its innovative IOPtimate™ system used in ... a regulatory approval pathway process for the IOPtimate™ system ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: