LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesis Biopharma, Inc. (OTC.BB:GNBP), a biotechnology company developing targeted cancer therapies, today announced that former California Governor, Gray Davis, has joined the company as Chairman of its Corporate Advisory Board. Governor Davis is committed to the improvement of healthcare and advancement of medical technologies.
During his tenure as governor, California became a leader in stem cell research as well as providing the highest levels of funding in the country for cancer and HIV research and treatment. Governor Davis set the most stringent standards for cancer clinical trials and made history by enrolling more children in the federal children's health insurance program (Healthy Families) than any state previously had. He is currently Of Counsel at the Los Angeles office of law firm Loeb & Loeb.
"I believe personalized medicine is the future – and holds great promise for those suffering from chronic diseases," stated Governor Davis.
Genesis Biopharma Chairman and CEO, Anthony J. Cataldo, added, "Governor Davis brings tremendous value and insight as a person who has implemented his vision for a better healthcare system through advancements in technology and policy. He offers us his experience in organizational leadership, as well as his knowledge in working with regulatory bodies to help bring our cancer therapies to market to save lives, reduce healthcare costs, and keep America at the forefront of innovative therapeutics."
About Genesis Biopharma, Inc.
Genesis Biopharma, Inc. is a development-stage biotechnology company engaged in the development of targeted cancer therapies. For more information about the company, visit www.genesis-biopharma.com.
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