Cara Therapeutics, Inc. (CARA) Announces Appointment Of Robert Medve, M.D., As Chief Medical Officer - 6/24

SHELTON, Conn., June 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cara Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:CARA), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing new chemical entities designed to alleviate pain by selectively targeting kappa opioid receptors, today announced that Dr. Robert Medve has been named Chief Medical Officer, effective immediately. Dr. Medve will oversee the clinical development of Cara's lead compound, CR845, as well as its pipeline of other novel pain therapies.