Navigation Links
Gliknik Adds Incyte President & CEO Paul A. Friedman to its Board of Directors
Date:2/25/2013

BALTIMORE, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gliknik Inc., a privately held biopharmaceuticals company, today announced the appointment of Incyte Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Paul A. Friedman, M.D., to its Board of Directors. Dr. Friedman, a seasoned pharmaceutical industry executive with strong experience in management of R&D and corporate functions, joins Gliknik's board as the company is continuing to advance its pipeline of drug candidates targeting various cancers and immune disorders.

"It's an honor for us to welcome Paul to the Gliknik Board of Directors," said Gliknik CEO David S. Block. "His deep experience in pharmaceutical research, development, commercialization, and business development and his unwavering commitment to excellence bring an important perspective to Gliknik as we seek to advance and to partner our pipeline of novel therapies."

Dr. Friedman joined Incyte in 2001 as Chief Executive Officer and a Director. A biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing proprietary small molecule drugs for oncology and inflammation, Incyte developed and commercialized Jakafi® (ruxolitinib) under Dr. Friedman and has a robust product pipeline. Previously, Dr. Friedman served as President of R&D for the DuPont Merck Pharmaceutical Company, President of DuPont Pharmaceuticals Research Laboratories, and Senior Vice President at Merck Research Laboratories. Prior to his work at Merck and DuPont, Dr. Friedman was an associate professor of medicine and pharmacology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Friedman is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and a member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation. He received his A.B. in biology from Princeton University and his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Friedman is also a director of Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

"I welcome the opportunity to join the Gliknik Board of Directors and look forward to contributing to its goal of advancing and partnering the company's clinical immunomodulator and preclinical stradomer™ programs," said Dr. Friedman.

About Gliknik Inc.
Founded in 2007, Gliknik is a biopharmaceuticals company creating new therapies for patients with cancer and immune disorders. Gliknik expertise is in modulation of the immune system to fight disease. In addition to the stradomer program for autoimmune diseases, Gliknik also has commercial rights to two cancer immunomodulator drugs that are in multiple-dose clinical trials in patients with advanced head and neck cancer and in patients with advanced multiple myeloma. Learn more at www.gliknik.com.


 


'/>"/>
SOURCE Gliknik Inc.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Lilly and Incytes Oral JAK1 and JAK2 Inhibitor, Baricitinib, Showed Positive Results in Phase IIb Study in Patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis
2. Continued Uptake of Novartis/Incytes Jakafi Will Be the Greatest Driver of Growth in the Myelofibrosis Therapy Market
3. Nephros Appoints John C. Houghton as President and Chief Executive Officer
4. Herb Baer Appointed President of Polar USA
5. SolutionStart Corp. Announces John Karagiannis as Vice President of Technology
6. Elsevier Appoints New President of Elsevier CPM Resource Center
7. GenWay Biotech Appoints New Vice President of Custom/OEM
8. Axis Global Logistics Names Mr. Thomas Brennan, Vice President Strategic Accounts & Life Sciences
9. Angeion Appoints Matthew S. Margolies as Executive Vice President - Global Sales
10. Watson Names Lisa DeFrancesco Vice President, Global Investor Relations
11. Millstone Medical Outsourcing Hires New Vice President Quality
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... and SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. , June 24, 2016 ... mobile pulmonary function testing company, is now able to perform sophisticated ... by ndd Medical Technologies , Inc. Patients ... hospital-based labs.  Thanks to ndd,s EasyOne PRO ® , ARL patients ... get any needed testing done in the comfort of her own ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , Belgium , June ... MKT: VNRX), today announced the appointment of Dr. ... of Directors as a Non-Executive Director, effective June ... Company,s Audit, Compensation and Nominations and Governance Committees.  ... Dr. Futcher will provide independent expertise and strategic ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- Any dentist who has made an implant supported denture ... of them do not even offer this as a viable ... costs involved. And those who ARE able to offer that ... cost that the majority of today,s patients would not be ... , founder of Dental Evolutions Inc. and inventor of Implanova ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... June 19, 2016 is World Sickle Cell Observance Day. In ... benefits of holistic treatments, Serenity Recovery Center of Marne, Michigan, has issued ... Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a disorder of the red blood cells, which can ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, ... Elite. The attorneys chosen by their peers for this recognition are considered among the ... Traurig Shareholders received special honors as members of this year’s Legal Elite Hall of ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Topical BioMedics, Inc, makers of Topricin and MyPainAway Pain Relief Products, join The ‘Business for ... $12 an hour by 2020 and then adjusting it yearly to increase at the same ... wage, assure the wage floor does not erode again, and make future increases more predictable. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... The Haute Beauty Network, ... M. Weintraub as a prominent plastic surgeon and the network’s newest partner. ... the most handsome men, look naturally attractive. Plastic surgery should be invisible.” He ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... National recruitment firm Slone Partners is pleased ... and genomics experience, as Vice President of North American Capital Sales at HTG ... leading the sales team in the commercialization of the HTG EdgeSeq system and associated ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):