Navigation Links
3-V Biosciences Appoints Merdad V. Parsey, MD, PhD, as Chief Executive Officer
Date:9/30/2010

MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- 3-V Biosciences, Inc. announced today the appointment of Merdad V. Parsey, MD, PhD as Chief Executive Officer.  

(Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100513/LA04336LOGO)

(Logo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100513/LA04336LOGO)

"We are very pleased to have Merdad as the new CEO of 3-V," said David M. Mott, 3-V's Executive Chairman, who is returning to his role as Chairman of the Board.  "Merdad's extensive drug development experiences in different therapeutic areas, including infectious disease, coupled with his experience in respiratory medicine, make him an excellent choice to lead the team."

Prior to joining 3-V Biosciences, Dr. Parsey held positions of increasing responsibility at Genentech, Inc., a member of the Roche Group, most recently as Senior Group Medical Director in Genentech Research and Early Development, overseeing early clinical development in multiple therapeutic areas.  Prior to his tenure with Genentech, Dr. Parsey worked at Sepracor, Regeneron and Merck, Inc. He has worked on multiple development and post-marketing programs from initial human trials to NDA/BLA submissions in Respiratory, Inflammation, Virology, Neurology, Ophthalmology and Gastrointestinal diseases.  In addition to his work in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, Dr. Parsey was the Director of Critical Care Medicine at the NYU School of Medicine.  He completed his MD and PhD at the University of Maryland, his residency in Internal Medicine at Stanford University and his fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Colorado.

"3-V has the opportunity, via the modulation of host-factor targets, to fundamentally change anti-viral treatment, and the company's founders, employees, and investors have created an environment to achieve this goal," said Dr. Parsey.  "I am excited to join the 3-V team and help turn this exciting science into therapies that have the potential to improve the lives of patients."

About 3-V Biosciences3-V Biosciences, Inc. is a privately-held biopharmaceutical company dedicated to discovering, developing and ultimately commercializing novel antiviral therapeutics that target host cell factors required for viral infection, thereby avoiding many of the shortcomings of traditional pathogen-directed approaches.  The company is located in Menlo Park, California and is financed by The Column Group, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, and New Enterprise Associates.

For additional information on 3-V Biosciences, please visit www.3vbio.com.Contact informationStephen R. BradyVice President, Corporate Development, Strategy & Operations650-561-8600
'/>"/>

SOURCE 3-V Biosciences, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Martek Biosciences Announces Agreement to Sell Majority of Winchester, Ky. Manufacturing Site
2. Signum Biosciences Awarded Two Additional NIH Grants for Development of Topical Therapeutics
3. Ardea Biosciences to Present at Four Upcoming Investor Conferences
4. Regado Biosciences to Present at the Stifel Nicolaus Healthcare Conference 2010 on September 16, 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts
5. HUYA Biosciences Establishes Strategic Partnership with Sun Yat-sen Universitys School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
6. InQ Biosciences Appoints John Ryder as Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
7. Neurocrine Biosciences Announces Conference Call and Webcast to Report Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results
8. Award Winning Mayo Clinic Scientist Joins Cardio3 BioSciences
9. SeqWrights Partnership with EraGen Biosciences Contributes to FDA Market Clearance Success
10. Signum Biosciences, Inc. Announces Commercial Launch of Arazine™
11. Sangamo BioSciences Announces Nature Biotechnology Study Demonstrating the Use of Zinc Finger Nucleases to Generate HIV Resistant Human Stem Cells
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/4/2016)... CITY, Calif. , Feb. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... "Company") today announced it has entered into a ... Exchange Commission (SEC) fully resolving the SEC,s investigation ... Act (FCPA).  Under the terms of the settlement ... of $12.8 million, including disgorgement, pre-judgment interest and ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... , Feb. 4, 2016 Summary Breast ... cancer and the most common cancer in women worldwide, ... disease exceedingly prevalent. The number of women diagnosed with ... but the number of deaths has declined due to ... treatment has been revolutionized in the past four decades, ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... VIEW, Calif., Feb. 4, 2016  Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... management solutions to healthcare systems, today announced results for ... --> --> GAAP ... $130.3 million, up $5.1 million or 4.1% from the ... 7.2% from the fourth quarter of 2014. Revenue for ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... At its annual meeting held ... as Chairman of the National Board of Directors. Mr. McDermott succeeds former APDA Chairman, ... stated Leslie A. Chambers , APDA President and CEO. “Pat has tirelessly served ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... 05, 2016 , ... Colorize is a web theme package created ... next using Colorize's dynamic moving camera. Colorize is perfect for personal and web related ... environment with 1 to 5 focus points per scene, stage floor scene presets that ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... On June 9-10, Las ... continuing medical education (CME) event presented by the Association for Comprehensive Care in ... for ACCORD, whose mission is to provide education, tools, and resources to primary ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Susan Polk Health Insurance Company recently released a ... see in 2016. To view the report, see below, or visit Susan Polk's ... Luis Obispo seniors who rely on Medicare health insurance and whose monthly income includes ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 04, 2016 , ... ... Bailey, today announced their partnership and the start of Project HoldSpace. Through the ... disorders affecting approximately 20 percent of youth between the ages of 13 and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):