Navigation Links
ShangPharma Appoints Pharmaceutical Executive Dr. Mitchell Reff Chief Biologics Officer

SHANGHAI, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ShangPharma Corporation is pleased to announce that Dr. Mitchell Reff has joined the company as Chief Biologics Officer. Dr. Reff brings over 30 years of research and development experience in the biopharmaceutical industry. Dr. Reff's appointment further strengthens the world-class technical capabilities of ChemPartner's Biologics Division and offers Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology companies from around the world first-rate strategic and technical expertise to discover and manufacture novel first-in-class and best-in-class biologic clinical development candidates to advance into the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology company pipelines.

Dr. Reff received his Ph.D. in Medical Microbiology from Stanford University School of Medicine, and his Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This was followed by a  Postdoctoral Fellowship at Harvard Medical School, and  a position at the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Reff then spent 8 years at SmithKline Laboratories working on gene expression in mammalian cells and protein engineering. After that, he joined Idec Pharmaceuticals as head of molecular biology in 1990. Dr. Reff had a distinguished 21 year career at Idec, and later at Biogen Idec. He was Vice President Discovery Oncology at Biogen Idec running multiple bicoastal oncology groups developing small molecule and recombinant protein therapeutic molecules for oncology and delivered 6 novel oncology drugs into clinical trials in 5 years.

In early 1990s, Dr. Reff was Project Leader targeting B cell lymphoma, building and expressing the chimeric mouse-human anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody (Rituxan), the first monoclonal antibody approved to treat a tumor. Dr. Reff led the efforts from discovery until Rituxan entered its pivotal clinical trial.

Dr. Reff is well-recognized in the pharmaceutical and research community having been listed as an inventor on approximately 29 patents and patent applications, and as an author in nearly 100 scientific publications and presentations.

About ShangPharma:

ShangPharma Corp is a leading contract research organization (CRO) providing a broad range of high-quality, integrated services across both drug discovery and drug development to help pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies discover and develop novel drug candidates efficiently. The Company today has a team of nearly 2,000 skilled scientists in 1 million square feet of state-of-the-art research facilities and office space. For more information, please visit: ChemPartner is a wholly owned subsidiary of ShangPharma Corp and also the main brand of the group.

SOURCE ShangPharma
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. ShangPharma Corporation Announces Completion of Merger
2. ShangPharma Corporation Announces Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders
3. ShangPharma Announces Third Quarter 2012 Results
4. ShangPharma to Report Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results on November 20, 2012
5. ShangPharma and Harbour Antibodies Announce Licensing Agreement
6. ShangPharma Announces Second Quarter 2012 Results
7. ShangPharma to Report Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results on August 20, 2012
8. ShangPharma Independent Committee Appoints Financial Advisor
9. ShangPharma Independent Committee Appoints Chairman and Legal Counsel
10. ShangPharma Announces Receipt of "Going Private" Proposal at $8.50 to $9.50 Per ADS
11. ShangPharma Announces First Quarter 2012 Results
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/25/2015)... 2015  The total global healthcare industry is expected to ... Latin America has the highest projected growth ... Japan ), is second with growth projected at ... increased healthcare expenditure. In 2013-2014, total government funded healthcare was ... 2008-2009 to 41.2% in 2013-2014. In real terms, out of ...
(Date:11/25/2015)...  The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American ... March of Dimes cheered today,s signature into law ... of 2015 (S.799), which takes much-needed strides ... to drugs, such as opioids, and to improve ... organizations have worked together leading advocacy efforts for ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... , Nov. 25, 2015 AAIPharma ... planned investment of at least $15.8  Million to ... Wilmington, NC . The expansion will ... to meet the growing demands of the pharmaceutical ... site expansion will provide up to 40,000 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... 2015 , ... The holiday season is jam-packed with family ... of attendees is of the utmost importance. Whether you are cooking at home ... recipes a try this holiday season. , Turkey Croquettes ,     Ingredients: ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... Ministers, senior government and ... Pan African Centres of Excellence, and public R&D institutions, civil societies and other ... of the 5th African Network for Drugs and Diagnostics Innovation, ANDI, Stakeholders Meeting. ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... , ... Dental professionals who would like to become more proficient on their ... Mark Iacobelli’s Advanced Implant Mentoring (AIM) CE course. Courses will be held on December ... of Advanced Implant Mentoring (AIM), Dr. Iacobelli and Dr. D’Orazio are proud to announce ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... ... Smiles by Stevens is pleased to announce the addition of Botox® for the ... of the benefits of Botox® in the treatment of moderate facial wrinkling, few have ... pain as a result of Jaw Tension, TMJ (temporo-mandibular joint) disorder, and Bruxism (the ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) , ... November 25, 2015 , ... ... rain,” said an inventor, from Bronx, N.Y. “I thought there had to be a ... She invented the PROTECTOR. , The PROTECTOR enables disabled individuals to safely travel during ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):