ATLANTA, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inhibikase Therapeutics, Inc. today announced the election Dr. Steven C. Gilman to the Board of Directors of Inhibikase Therapeutics, Inc.
Dr. Steven Gilman joined Cubist Pharmaceuticals in 2008 and currently serves as the Cubist's Executive Vice President, Research & Development and Chief Scientific Officer. Before joining Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Dr. Gilman held several positions with ActivBiotics, Inc., including Chairman of the board of directors and President and CEO. Previously Dr. Gilman worked at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where he held a number of senior leadership roles including Vice President and General Manager, Inflammation. Additionally, Dr. Gilman served as Group Director at Pfizer Global Research and Development, where he was responsible for drug discovery of novel antibacterial agents as well as several other therapeutic areas.
Dr. Gilman currently serves on the Boards of Directors of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Association and the Massachusetts Society for Medical Research. In addition, Dr. Gilman serves on the Science and Regulatory Executive Committee of PhRMA. Dr. Gilman received his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in microbiology from Pennsylvania State University, his post-doctoral training at Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, and received a B.A. in microbiology from Miami University of Ohio.
Dr. Gilman joins Board members Dr. Stephen Fesik, Orrin H. Ingram, II Chair in Cancer Research at Vanderbilt University and former Vice-President for Cancer Research, Abbott Laboratories, Mr. David Gryska, former CFO of Celgene and Ms. Lisa Evren, Vice-President and Treasurer, Talisman-Energy.
"We are fortunate to add Dr. Gilman to the slate of new Board members elected in the last eight months. Dr. Gilman's breadth of experience in pharmaceutical development and senior leadership will acceler
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