Dr. Burkhard Clean brings greater than 25 years of trade expertise and can assist the continuing PREMIER pivotal Section III trial for lead candidate PXT3003 to deal with Charcot-Marie-Tooth Illness Sort 1A (‘CMT1A’)
PARIS, FRANCE / ACCESSWIRE / November 22, 2021 / Pharnext SA (FR0011191287 – ALPHA) (the “Firm”), a complicated late-stage medical biopharmaceutical firm pioneering new approaches to creating modern drug combos primarily based on huge genomics information and synthetic intelligence utilizing its PLEOTHERAPY(TM) platform, proclaims the appointment of Dr. Burkhard Clean as Chief Medical Officer (‘CMO’) and Head of Analysis & Improvement efficient January 1, 2022.
Dr. Burkhard Clean is an skilled chief in international drug growth, medical and regulatory affairs, and pharmacovigilance with greater than 25 years of trade expertise. He joins Pharnext from Acorda Therapeutics the place he held the place of CMO and Head of Analysis & Improvement for the previous six years. At Acorda, he notably oversaw the Section III growth being performed in North America and in Europe for InbrijaTM in Parkinson’s Illness with subsequent one cycle approvals by the FDA and the EMA. Dr. Clean will proceed to offer part-time consulting providers to Acorda in 2022. Previous to this, Dr Clean served as CMO for a number of biopharmaceutical corporations, together with Boehringer Ingelheim, Herantis Pharma, and Mersana Therapeutics. Whereas at Boehringer Ingelheim, he oversaw the submission of 5 New Drug Purposes (NDAs) every of which subsequently resulted in FDA approvals and has additionally served as a strategic advisor to quite a few biotech corporations. Dr Clean acquired his medical diploma from Universitaet Marburg, Germany, and is board-certified in inner drugs.
At Pharnext, Dr Clean shall be liable for driving the corporate’s medical growth pipeline and R&D actions with a selected give attention to the continued growth of PXT3003, Pharnext’s lead candidate designed to deal with CMT1A, a uncommon progressive, inherited neurological dysfunction that impacts the peripheral nerves with presently no current permitted therapies.
Dr. David Horn Solomon, Chief Government Officer of Pharnext, commented: “I’m delighted to welcome Burkhard to the workforce and look ahead to working with him. Burkhard brings a long time of experience and invaluable expertise as we proceed to progress our Section III trial for PXT3003 and construct our medical growth pipeline. His appointment as CMO comes at a pivotal time for the corporate as Dr. Adrian Hepner has determined to depart for a brand new exterior alternative. On behalf of the workforce, I need to thank Adrian for his dedication and engagement to the event of PXT3003 and need him all the perfect in his new position.”
On his appointment as Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Burkhard Clean commented: “I’m happy to be becoming a member of such an skilled workforce and am excited by the prospect of supporting this necessary drugs by late-stage medical growth and potential commercialization. Pharnext is in search of to handle a significant unmet medical want by securing an approval for the primary clinically permitted remedy for CMT1A, which impacts round 1.5 million individuals globally with signs that progress all through life. I look ahead to working with the workforce to assist obtain this and remodel the standard of lives of those that endure the implications of CMT1A.”
Pharnext is a complicated clinical-stage biopharmaceutical firm creating novel therapeutics for orphan and customary neurodegenerative ailments that presently lack healing and/or disease-modifying remedies. Pharnext has two lead merchandise in medical growth. PXT3003 accomplished a world Section III trial with constructive topline outcomes for the remedy of Charcot-Marie-Tooth illness kind 1A (‘CMT1A’) and advantages from orphan drug standing in Europe and the US. A world pivotal Section III examine of PXT3003 in CMT1A, the PREMIER trial, is presently ongoing. PXT864 has generated encouraging Section II leads to Alzheimer’s illness and shall be superior by partnerships. Pharnext has developed a brand new drug discovery paradigm primarily based on huge genomics information and synthetic intelligence: PLEOTHERAPY(TM). Pharnext identifies and develops synergic combos of medication referred to as PLEODRUG(TM). Extra info may be discovered at www.pharnext.com.
Pharnext is listed on the Euronext Development Inventory Trade in Paris (ISIN code: FR0011191287).
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