Navigation Links
Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals Appoints Shi Yin Foo, M.D., Ph.D., As Chief Medical Officer
Date:9/11/2013

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today the appointment of Shi Yin Foo, M.D., Ph.D., as Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Dr. Foo, who has broad experience in the development of cardiovascular drugs and translational medicine, is well positioned to help Cardioxyl realize the potential of its nitroxyl (HNO) technology for the treatment of patients with serious cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Foo joins Cardioxyl from Novartis, where she was responsible for the establishment and execution of multiple novel programs in heart failure and the cardiorenal space, and is a named inventor on several associated patents applications. She has served as clinical and translational medicine reviewer for numerous studies spanning the full spectrum of Phase I to Phase III clinical trials. Through her experience in both industry and practice, Dr. Foo has developed deep expertise in both acute and chronic heart failure.

"We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Foo to Cardioxyl as our CMO," said Chris Kroeger, M.D., Cardioxyl's President and Chief Executive Officer. "Her unique combination of both early- and late-stage cardiovascular development experience –combined with her extensive clinical experience in the treatment of patients with heart failure – will serve as an excellent complement to Cardioxyl's proprietary expertise in the biology, physiology and chemistry of nitroxyl donors."

Dr. Foo previously was an Assistant Physician in Medicine, Division of Cardiology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, where she served as an attending physician in heart failure/transplantation. Her research focused on the effects of diet on endothelial stem cells and on novel biomarkers to identify these stem cells in vivo. She received the GSK Cardiovascular Foundation Young Investigator Award for this work.

Dr. Foo obtained her M.D. and Ph.D. in Immunology at Stanford University and her MMSc in the Clinical Investigator Training Program at Harvard Medical School. She also holds a B.A. in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology from Princeton University. Dr. Foo was a clinical fellow in Cardiology with subspecialty training in Heart Failure/Transplantation at Massachusetts General Hospital, where she was a winner of the Roman DeSanctis Clinical Scholar Award for clinical expertise. She is board-certified in Internal Medicine and in Cardiovascular Medicine.

"Cardioxyl's nitroxyl donor candidates are supported by remarkable biology, and demonstrate the potential for profound clinical benefit in an under-served patient population," said Dr. Foo. "The Cardioxyl pipeline provides a truly unique opportunity to improve the health and quality of life for patients with heart disease."

About Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals
Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals is focused on the discovery and development of new classes of safe and effective therapeutic agents for the treatment of cardiovascular disease. Cardioxyl has developed industry-leading expertise in the chemistry, biology and clinical applications of nitroxyl (HNO) technology. The company's core HNO platform has generated several pre-clinical and clinical candidates. Cardioxyl is a privately held company financed by life science venture investors, including New Enterprise Associates, OrbiMed, Aurora Funds and Osage University Partners.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals Raises $28 Million In Series B Financing Led By OrbiMed Advisors
2. Caldera Pharmaceuticals Announces Closing of Financing
3. HedgePath Pharmaceuticals Enters into Key Collaboration with Mayne Pharma
4. Boehringer Ingelheim Expands Investigation of Interferon-free Hepatitis C Treatment Regimens to Reach More Patient Types through Presidio Pharmaceuticals Clinical Collaboration
5. Roche and Inovio Pharmaceuticals partner on Inovios prostate cancer and hepatitis B immunotherapy products
6. UHC to Launch New Specialty Pharmacy Program for Better Continuity of Patient Care, Improved Access to Specialty Pharmaceuticals
7. DelMar Pharmaceuticals and Guangxi Wuzhou Pharmaceuticals Establish Clinical Advisory Board in China
8. Biogen Idec and Isis Pharmaceuticals Announce Strategic Collaboration to Advance Treatment of Neurological Disorders
9. Altaire Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of 9 lots of Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium 0.5% Ophthalmic Solution sold under several brands
10. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Law Office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Investigation of Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
11. Avanir Pharmaceuticals Announces Settlement of NUEDEXTA Patent Litigation with Wockhardt
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016 According to a ... (Standard Pen Needles, Safety Pen Needles), Needle Length (4mm, ... Hormone), Mode of Purchase (Retail, Non-Retail) - Trends & ... studies the market for the forecast period of 2016 ... 2.81 Billion by 2021 from USD 1.65 Billion in ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Belgium , June 24, 2016 ... today announced the appointment of Dr. Edward ... as a Non-Executive Director, effective June 23, 2016.Dr. ... Compensation and Nominations and Governance Committees.  As a ... will provide independent expertise and strategic counsel to ...
(Date:6/23/2016)...  MedSource announced today that it has selected ... of choice.  This latest decision demonstrates MedSource,s commitment ... clients by offering a state-of-the-art electronic data capture ... as the EDC platform of choice in exchange ... has long been a preferred EDC platform by ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... 27, 2016 , ... TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest five-star rating to Best ... individuals in the United States and Canada wear eyeglasses. Once considered to be a ... and make a fashion statement. Even celebrities use glasses as a way of creating ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... Brent Kasmer, a legally blind and certified personal trainer ... through a fitness app. The fitness app plans to fix the two major problems leading ... a one size fits all type program , They don’t eliminate all the ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... , ... "With 30 hand-drawn hand gesture animations, FCPX users can easily customize ... Pixel Film Studios. , ProHand Cartoon’s package transforms over 1,300 hand-drawn pictures into ... Simply select a ProHand generator and drag it above media or text in the ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits of ... of the latter, setting the bar too high can result in disappointment, perhaps even ... progress toward their goal. , Research from PsychTests.com reveals that behind ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... The Pulmonary ... Dallas that it will receive two significant new grants to support its work ... marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, medical professionals and scientists for their ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):