Navigation Links
Afraxis Appoints Carmine Stengone President and Chief Executive Officer, and Christopher Rex, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer
Date:4/29/2013

SAN DIEGO, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Afraxis, Inc. today announced that it has appointed Carmine Stengone as the company's president and chief executive officer. The company has also appointed Christopher Rex , Ph.D. as chief scientific officer.

In his previous role as vice president of corporate development for Afraxis Holdings, Mr. Stengone led and executed a $187.5 million license agreement with Roche's subsidiary, Genentech.  After the transaction, Mr. Stengone helped establish Afraxis, Inc. as a spin-out from Afraxis Holdings.  Afraxis, Inc. is a start-up company focusing on its novel Enhanced Spine Platform (ESP) Technology which assesses complex neural networks to evaluate preclinical efficacy and safety of drug candidates in central nervous system (CNS) disorders. 

"Carmine is a rising young star in the life science industry with an impressive track record in negotiating and executing on licensing deals and alliances with major pharma partners, and using his experience, he will generate a pipeline of lucrative collaborations with companies that want to capitalize on Afraxis' ESP technology platform for their own drug discovery efforts." said Jay Lichter , Ph.D., chairman of Afraxis, and managing partner of Avalon Ventures. "Chris led the development of the ESP technology, and his expertise in central nervous system biology will be integral to further expanding the platform as a premiere preclinical drug discovery tool for companies interested in developing treatments for CNS disorders."

Mr. Stengone, 37, has more than 14 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, including positions in finance, strategic planning, corporate development, licensing, alliance management and venture funding. In addition to his role as CEO of Afraxis, Inc., Mr. Stengone also se
'/>"/>

SOURCE Afraxis, Inc.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Afraxis Grants Exclusive Global License to Genentech
2. BioDelivery Sciences Appoints Thomas W. DAlonzo to Board of Directors
3. National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) Appoints Thomas Blissenbach, RPh, MS as a Member of The Board of Directors
4. Pro-Dex, Inc. Appoints Richard Van Kirk Chief Operating Officer
5. Vapotherm Closes Financing Round, Appoints James Liken as Chairman of the Board and Opens New Corporate Headquarters
6. PTC Therapeutics Appoints Mark Rothera As Chief Commercial Officer
7. BioRestorative Therapies Appoints ProActive Capital Group as Capital Markets & Digital Media Advisor
8. Venaxis Appoints SomaLogic CMO and former Pfizer Executive Stephen A. Williams, M.D., Ph.D., to Board of Directors
9. Oramed Pharmaceuticals Appoints New Chief Operating Officer and VP of Business Development
10. MetaStat Appoints David Epstein, Ph.D. as Advisor to Lead Drug Discovery
11. Ambit Biosciences Appoints David Parkinson, M.D., to Board of Directors
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/2/2015)... Agreement reinforces ... treatments   ViiV Healthcare and Desano ... production in China of dolutegravir. The ... pharmaceutical ingredient (API), and will allow ViiV Healthcare to offer ... under the name Tivicay®) for China ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... 1, 2015 Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: ... quarter of 2015 on Thursday, July 23, 2015. Lilly will ... investment community and media to further detail the company,s financial ... a.m. EDT. Investors, media and the general public can access ... that will be posted on Lilly,s website at www.lilly.com ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ISELIN, N.J. , July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... medical device company focused on non-invasive continuous glucose ... of its new and completely re-designed corporate website ... and intuitive access to Echo,s technology and enhances ... The new website better communicates to prospective ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ViiV Healthcare and Desano Pharmaceuticals' Manufacturing Agreement Will Allow Competitive Supply of Dolutegravir in China and Several Developing Countries 2ViiV Healthcare and Desano Pharmaceuticals' Manufacturing Agreement Will Allow Competitive Supply of Dolutegravir in China and Several Developing Countries 3ViiV Healthcare and Desano Pharmaceuticals' Manufacturing Agreement Will Allow Competitive Supply of Dolutegravir in China and Several Developing Countries 4ViiV Healthcare and Desano Pharmaceuticals' Manufacturing Agreement Will Allow Competitive Supply of Dolutegravir in China and Several Developing Countries 5ViiV Healthcare and Desano Pharmaceuticals' Manufacturing Agreement Will Allow Competitive Supply of Dolutegravir in China and Several Developing Countries 6Lilly Confirms Date and Conference Call for Second-Quarter 2015 Financial Results Announcement 2Echo Therapeutics Announces New Website Launch 2Echo Therapeutics Announces New Website Launch 3
(Date:7/1/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 01, 2015 , ... ... organization devoted exclusively to funding innovative lymphoma research and serving the lymphoma community ... today announced that they will welcome four new members to their industry leading ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... July 01, 2015 , ... ... as organically raised chickens and eggs. Eating organic foods and products can help ... and more environmentally friendly than production chicken farming. Choosing home raised chickens and ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... 01, 2015 , ... The Collaborative for Children and Families (CCF) announced that ... will allow CCF to improve quality of care and save costs for the child ... to many changes in New York’s Medicaid system. Experts agree that children need thorough ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... York, NY (PRWEB) , ... July 01, 2015 , ... ... longer taboo with teenagers to fix noses and chins with plastic surgery when they’re ... Reconstructive Surgeons (ASPS) more than 236,000 cosmetic procedures were performed on patients ages 19 ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... ... The 28th annual Charity Horse Show hosted by the Mid-South Horse Show Association ... Pugh Bourne Park, 343 Oakfield Road. The event will again benefit Youth Town. , ... silent auction and concessions. , Horses and riders from around the country will participate ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Lymphoma Research Foundation Welcomes New Scientific Advisory Board Members 2Health News:Lymphoma Research Foundation Welcomes New Scientific Advisory Board Members 3Health News:Lymphoma Research Foundation Welcomes New Scientific Advisory Board Members 4Health News:Lymphoma Research Foundation Welcomes New Scientific Advisory Board Members 5Health News:Chicken Coop Condo Offer New Chicken Coop Designs 2Health News:The Collaborative for Children and Families Receives a Grant From The New York Community Trust to Build Capacity for Comprehensive Child Welfare 2Health News:The Collaborative for Children and Families Receives a Grant From The New York Community Trust to Build Capacity for Comprehensive Child Welfare 3Health News:Top Manhattan Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Sam Rizk Comments on Teen Surgery Trends 2Health News:Top Manhattan Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Sam Rizk Comments on Teen Surgery Trends 3
... pattern in France reveals that French people, particularly women are ... survey, almost 42% of the French population aged above 15 ... being overweight and 12.4% being obese.,Obesity is on a high ... overeating and junk food. This is reported by the study ...
... the prices of brand-name prescription drugs that are commonly used ... inflation. ,However AARP's quarterly Rx Watchdog Report shows that ... Americans remain unchanged. ,AARP survey of around 200 ... prices by 6.3 percent during the 12 months up to ...
... fatty fish like salmon and sardines rich in omega-3 fatty ... ,A big, 15-year study was conducted in Sweden on women ... its effect on kidney cancer risk. It concluded that those ... one serving in a week, had 44% lower risk for ...
... to improve nasal airway function in patients with ... the September/October issue of Archives of Facial Plastic ... of the nasal passages is one of the ... plastic surgeons, according to background information in the ...
... Ramadoss today officially declared that India was free of ... among tribals living in unhygienic conditions. ,"India has ... this year it was yaws," he said at a ... completely eliminating yaws by 2008. "Yaws elimination is ...
... of health, and assessment of sleep habits should be a ... the September 18 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine , ... to studies of sleep and health. ,"The theme ... an indicator of health and quality of life and therefore ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Obesity on a high in France 2Health News:Drug Prices Rising Faster Than Inflation 2Health News:Fatty Fish consumption may reduce Kidney Cancer risk 2Health News:Fatty Fish consumption may reduce Kidney Cancer risk 3Health News:Nasal Plastic Surgery Improves Airway Function 2Health News:Incorporate Sleep Evaluation into Routine Medical Care 2
... Since 1991 Intersurgical ... breathing filters, heat and ... oxygen therapy products, hand-held ... range of accessories and ...
... product line has the right product for ... and from intubated patients to patients with ... both anesthesia and critical care applications., ... protection for patients and staff members. This ...
Bacterial/Viral Filters for Anesthesia and Respiratory Applications...
Ballard trach care HMES and filters, universal use, "Y" filter, CO 2 sampling port...
Medicine Products: