Navigation Links
Halozyme Therapeutics Realigns Management
Date:12/3/2010

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HALO), a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products targeting the extracellular matrix, today announced the appointment of Gregory I. Frost, Ph.D., to serve as president and CEO, effective immediately. Jonathan E. Lim, M.D., has resigned as president, CEO and member of the board of directors to pursue other opportunities. H. Michael Shepard, Ph.D., has been promoted to chief scientific officer after having joined the company as vice president of discovery research. The board has also accepted the resignation of Robert J. Little as vice president and chief commercial officer effective immediately.

(Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100302/LA63139LOGO)

"On behalf of the entire board I want to express our gratitude for the excellent job that Jonathan Lim has done since joining the company. He has been instrumental in transforming Halozyme from a research company to one with a rich development pipeline and lucrative partnerships. Dr. Lim has served Halozyme well, beginning in 2003, and the board appreciates his contributions to the company's success," stated Kenneth J. Kelley, chairman of the board of directors.

"I am pleased by this new role for Dr. Greg Frost. Greg's scientific experience and integrated understanding of the biological systems at Halozyme's core combined with his business acumen provide the right leadership for Halozyme's product strategy," stated R.J. Kirk, member of the Halozyme board of directors and largest shareholder.

"I am passionate about Halozyme's future, our proven technology platform, and have confidence in our team to achieve our goals," stated Gregory I. Frost, Ph.D., Halozyme's president and CEO. "With the promotion of Mike Shepard to chief scientific officer, our scientific leadership has been placed in the capable hands of a proven biotechnology product innovator."

About Halozyme Halozyme Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products targeting the extracellular matrix for the endocrinology, oncology, dermatology and drug delivery markets. The company's product portfolio is based primarily on intellectual property covering the family of human enzymes known as hyaluronidases and additional enzymes that affect the extracellular matrix. Halozyme's Enhanze™ technology is a novel drug delivery platform designed to increase the absorption and dispersion of biologics. The company has key partnerships with Roche to apply Enhanze technology to Roche's biological therapeutics, including Herceptin® and MabThera®, and with Baxter BioScience to apply Enhanze technology to immunoglobulin. Halozyme's Ultrafast Insulin program combines its rHuPH20 enzyme with mealtime insulins, which may produce more rapid absorption, faster action, and improved glycemic control. The product candidates in Halozyme's pipeline target multiple areas of significant unmet medical need. For more information visit www.halozyme.com.

Safe Harbor Statement In addition to historical information, the statements set forth above include forward-looking statements (including, without limitation, statements concerning our potential opportunities and implementation of our strategy) that involve risk and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements are also identified through use of the words "believe," "enable," "may," "will," "could," "intends," "estimate," "anticipate," "plan," "predict," "probable," "potential," "possible," "should," "continue," and other words of similar meaning. Actual results could differ materially from the expectations contained in forward-looking statements as a result of several factors, including regulatory approval requirements and competitive conditions. These and other factors that may result in differences are discussed in greater detail in the company's reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q, and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.Halozyme Contact  Robert H. UhlSenior Director, Investor Relations(858) 704-8264ruhl@halozyme.com
'/>"/>

SOURCE Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Halozyme Therapeutics Completes Enrollment in Chemophase Phase I/IIa Clinical Trial for Superficial Bladder Cancer
2. Halozyme Therapeutics Announces Peer-Reviewed Publications of the INFUSE-LR Clinical Trial Results and Clinical Practice Experience With Hylenex
3. Halozyme Therapeutics Presents Pre-Clinical Studies of Systemic Delivery of Pegylated rHuPH20 Enyzme in Prostate Cancer Models at American Association for Cancer Research Conference
4. Halozyme Therapeutics Presents Findings on Combinations of rHuPH20 Enzyme With Bisphosphonates at the American Association for Cancer Research Conference
5. Halozyme Therapeutics Announces Phase I Clinical Trial Results Demonstrating that the Combination of Recombinant Human Hyaluronidase (rHuPH20) With Humulin R(R) and with Humalog(R) Yields Faster, More Physiologic Insulin Kinetics and Better Predictability
6. Halozyme Therapeutics Announces That Chemophase Meets Primary Endpoint in Phase I/IIa Clinical Trial
7. Halozyme Therapeutics Announces Positive Findings With Pegylated Enzyme in Prostate Cancer Models
8. Halozyme Therapeutics Announces Roche Begins Phase 1 Clinical Trial and Selects Fourth Exclusive Biologic Target
9. Halozyme Therapeutics Begins Phase 1 Clinical Trial of Bisphosphonate Administered With rHuPH20 Enzyme
10. Halozyme Provides HYLENEX® Product Reintroduction Update
11. Halozyme Therapeutics Announces Public Offering of Common Stock
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/24/2017)... surveys with 9,250 insured consumers fielded from February 2015 ... help from their plans in five key areas: 1) ... help closing gaps in care, 3) better digital connections, ... real-time guidance. Meeting these needs is essential to promoting ... A Reason to Stay Engaged in Health ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... 2017 Research and Markets has announced the ... Industry Forecast to 2025" report to their offering. ... The Global Cryostat Market ... the next decade to reach approximately $3.5 billion by 2025. ... all the given segments on global as well as regional levels ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... , March 23, 2017 ... report created through extensive primary research (inputs from ... report aims to present the analysis of global ... Procedure (Replacement and Repair); Replacement Procedure By Technique ... By Technique (Surgical Devices, Balloon Valvuloplasty, Transcatheter Mitral ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... “The Communion ... real people of God in congregations across the United States. “The Communion ... ordained in 1964 who has served congregations in seven states throughout his long ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 23, 2017 , ... In 2016 ... now estimates that there could be four million Zika-related cases in the Americas within ... with numbers of US cases reported per year skyrocketing to an estimated 329,000. Yet, ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... ... The physicians of KSF Orthopaedic Center PA are proud to announce the opening ... at 2255 E. Mossy Oaks Rd., Suite 440, Spring, Texas 77389 inside the new ... in the north Houston area (The Woodlands, Conroe, Magnolia, Kingwood, Humble) with an even ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... Braunfels, TX (PRWEB) , ... March 23, 2017 , ... ... new clinic, located at 960 Gruene Road in Building 2. The clinic is the ... Dr. Andrew Bennett, PT, says opening the company’s second New Braunfels location brings things ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 23, 2017 , ... The IoT ... and WiFi connectivity are making a huge impact on businesses and individual consumers alike. ... estimates the IoT will have a value anywhere from $4 trillion to $11 trillion ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):