Navigation Links
Dr. Magnus Persson Joins Cerecor's Board of Directors

BALTIMORE, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cerecor Inc. announced today that Magnus Persson, MD Ph.D. has joined the company's Board of Directors. Dr. Persson was one of the original team members at Healthcap, one of the largest biotechnology venture capital firms in Europe.  He became Partner before the first fund was raised in 1996, participated in raising in excess of US$ 1B in international institutional investments and was responsible for deal sourcing, screening and the monitoring of investments as Board representative. He invested in 85 Companies of which 24 have made successful IPO's in various European exchanges and on NASDAQ. Dr. Persson trained at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm and prior to Healthcap led Phase II and III clinical programs in the Pharmaceutical Industry.

(Logo: )

Magnus currently serves on the Board of Directors of AscendxSpine (private), ConcitPharma (private), Sjalbadan (private) and the Swedish Center for Medical Nanotechnology at Karolinska Institute.  He has previously served on the Boards of Chemocentryx (public), Arpida (public), Tripep (public), PTC Therapeutics (private), Alba Therapeutics (private), Trigen (private), Apoxis (private), SpineVision (private), Carmot Therapeutics (private), MIPS Technology (private), LICA Pharmaceuticals (private), IDEA (private), Neoventa (private) and Prolifix (public).

"Magnus has a vast network within international biopharmaceutical financing communities and has a track record of delivering value for shareholders and stakeholders while expanding the potential of those people who report to him," said Blake Paterson, M.D., the CEO of Cerecor.   Dr. Persson added, "I am delighted to join the Board of Directors of Cerecor and to assist its outstanding management in building a novel and truly differentiated neuroscience Company."

In addition to Drs. Persson and Paterson, Cerecor's Board is Chaired by Dr. Sol Barer and further comprised of members Dr. Gene Bauer and Mssrs. Isaac Blech, John Catsimatidis, and Cary Sucoff.

About Cerecor:  Cerecor Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription pharmaceuticals whose primary activity is in the human nervous system. We are a Delaware corporation, based in Baltimore and organized in April 2011 in partnership with various laboratories at Johns Hopkins Medical Institute. Cerecor is focused on translational medicine – the accelerated transfer of technology from the academic laboratory to early human trials, with the mission of commercializing therapeutics that make a difference.

Contact:  John Dierkes, Kennedy Advisors, +1-410-522-8707

SOURCE Cerecor Inc.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Joseph Rogers Joins SRI International as Executive Director of New Health Sciences Section in Biosciences Division
2. Pharmacy Industry Veteran Joins Millennium Pharmacy Systems as SVP Operations
3. Biotechnology Thought Leader, Dr. Abbie Celniker, Joins ImaginAb Board of Directors as Chairman
4. Dr. Gerald Yakatan Joins Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Science and Regulatory Advisory Board
5. MinuteClinic Joins with American Heart Association to Help Americans Reduce High Blood Pressure
6. Stephen G. Austin, CPA Joins Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Board Of Directors
7. Remedy Informatics Joins LongView International Technology Solutions Team to Win CIO-SP3 Contract Award
8. Tara Dall, MD Joins Health Diagnostic Laboratory (HDL, Inc.) as Chief Medical Officer
9. Double Helix Joins McCann Health
10. Prairie Education & Research Cooperative Joins MedNet Solutions iMedNet CRO Partner Program
11. Don Hubbard Joins Checkpoint Surgical As VP Of Sales And Marketing
Post Your Comments:
(Date:10/2/2017)... -- The Rebound mobile app is poised to become a ... of prescription drug addiction. The app empowers users to develop ... down their dosage in a safe, controlled manner while maximizing ... first 100,000 people to sign up will enjoy 3 months ... ...
(Date:9/28/2017)... Sept. 28, 2017 Cohen Veterans Bioscience and ... use of wearable and home sensors for real-time monitoring ... Signal Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on disruptive health ... an affordable analytical system to record and integrate behavioral, ... ...
(Date:9/27/2017)... Sept. 27, 2017  DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: DRIO), a leading global digital ... its MyDario product is expected to appear on The Dr. Oz Show ... Oz Show airs in your area: ... The nine-time Emmy award-winning, The Dr. Oz Show kicked off ... The segment features ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/12/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... are now treating sleep apnea using cutting-edge Oventus O2Vent technology. As ... serious sleep disorder characterized by frequent cessation in breathing. Oral appliances can offer ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... , ... IsoComforter, Inc. ( ), one of the Nation’s ... design of the shoulder pad. The shoulder pad provides optimal support and full ... while using cold therapy. By utilizing ice and water that is circulated from an ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Information about the technology: , Otomagnetics has ... prevention of a major side effect of chemotherapy in children. Cisplatin and carboplatin ... cisplatin, hearing loss is FDA listed on-label as a dose limiting toxicity. Hearing ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... of their peers in Washington, D.C., for the 49th Congress of the International ... Ph.D ., Vice President of the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... (HLA), the nation's first interactive health literacy software tool, and the Cancer Patient ... aspects of cancer patient education, today announce a new strategic alliance. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):