Navigation Links
Jazz Pharmaceuticals Appoints Head of Research and Development
Date:9/27/2011

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: JAZZ) announced today that the company has appointed Jeffrey Tobias, MD, as Senior Vice President of Research & Development and Chief Medical Officer, effective October 17.

"Jeff has a unique combination of drug development skills and broad medical knowledge, combined with a passion for the commercial side of the business," said Bruce Cozadd, chairman and chief executive officer of Jazz Pharmaceuticals.  "His breadth of experience, business acumen, strong intellect and focus on patients will serve us well as we build a targeted pipeline of important new medical treatments that will complement our growing commercial products."

Dr. Tobias has twenty years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry across all phases of drug development, including regulatory filings in the U.S. and Europe.  He has broad experience with a variety of therapeutic products spanning numerous clinical areas, including pain and neurological disorders.  Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President of Research & Development at NeurogesX, where he has also been Chief Medical Officer since 2005.  He was previously Managing Director of an independent biopharmaceutical consulting firm from 1996 to 2006, where he supported clients in all aspects of clinical development, technology assessment and strategic planning.  Prior to that, he served in various roles in drug discovery and clinical development at ALZA, Chiron and XOMA. 

In addition to his expertise in the creation, evaluation, and development of novel products utilizing proprietary drug-delivery technologies, Dr. Tobias has ten years of experience in clinical and academic medicine in the areas of internal medicine, pulmonary and critical care medicine.  He received board-certification in both Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine and completed training in Critical Care Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. He received his bachelor's degree and medical degree with honors from the University of Illinois.

About Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on identifying, developing and commercializing innovative products to meet unmet medical needs in neurology and psychiatry.  For further information see www.jazzpharmaceuticals.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Receives Clearance to Resume Clinical Trials for XIAFLEX(TM)
2. Vion Pharmaceuticals Completes Accrual of 85 Patients to its Pivotal Phase II Trial of Cloretazine(R) (VNP40101M) in Elderly AML
3. Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Announce Receipt of an FDA Action Letter for Bifeprunox, an Investigational Treatment for Schizophrenia
4. Callisto Pharmaceuticals Opens Additional Sites for Phase II Clinical Trial of Atiprimod in Advanced Carcinoid Cancer Patients
5. WallSt.net (www.wallst.net) Updates the Investment Community Through an All-New Interview With RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals CEO
6. Quark Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Presented Positive Preclinical Results of Systemic RNAi Compound for Acute Renal Failure (ARF)
7. Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Doses First Patient in Cotara(R) Phase II Brain Cancer Trial In India
8. Nabi Biopharmaceuticals Announces Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results
9. Access Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on Clinical Development Plan of ProLindac
10. Quark Pharmaceuticals Extends Research Agreement with State University of New York for Proprietary siRNA Compounds for Acute Hearing Loss
11. Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Secures Financing to Fund Pivotal Phase III Clinical Trial for Lead Aversion(R) Technology Product Candidate
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/2/2016)... -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) ... updated financial guidance for 2016 on Thursday, December 15, ... that day with the investment community and media to ... conference call will begin at 10 a.m. ET. Investors, ... webcast of the conference call through a link that ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... , December 2, 2016 Orthopedic ... & Support) is Expected to Gain a Significant Market Share ... Orthopedic Ailments  ... , According to a ... on Medical Implants Sterile Packaging: Clamshell Product Type Segment Projected ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... Markets and Companies" to their offering. ... , , ... The market value of drug delivery technologies and the anticancer drugs ... according to organs involved and the types of cancer as well ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:12/2/2016)... Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 , ... ... the Open Enrollment Period (or Annual Election Period), is ending December 7th. Currently-enrolled Medicare ... plan (Part C) or prescription drug plan (Part D) need to make changes during ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... ... With the number of pain management programs available for people suffering with ... that works for them. When an inventor from Suisun City, Calif., was unsuccessful in ... share it with others. , He developed a prototype for PRO GO MASSAGE to ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... Dr. Raffi ... be included in the 2016 “Guide to America’s Top Plastic Surgeons” for seven ... amalgamation of their education, experience, and professional associations. , One the most ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... Mediaplanet is proud to announce ... covers the innovative treatments, therapeutic technologies, and revolutionized nutrition that are helping patients ... life 6 years in the last 3 decades,” says Dr. Valentine Fuster, a ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... Honolulu, Hawaii (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 ... ... 3, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa in Honolulu, ... (CME) in the field of pain management. , The demand for supplemental ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):