RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Dec. 07, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Metabolon, Inc., the global leader in metabolomics, announces that Lisa A. Miller has been appointed Vice President and General Manager of Precision Medicine. She will drive the commercial strategy and execution for the company's Precision Medicine business.
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"Our metabolomics technology has a tremendous role to play in realizing the promise of precision medicine for patients," said Darin Leigh, Chief Commercial Officer at Metabolon. "Precision medicine is a key growth opportunity for our company, and Lisa's leadership experience in life science and diagnostics commercialization will help us provide several innovative products to physicians in 2016."
Ms. Miller has over 25 years of experience delivering commercial and operational success in the medical research, life sciences, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and clinical diagnostic markets. She is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Prometheus Laboratories, Inc., a Nestlé Health Science company. While there, one of her key accomplishments was to lead the new product development and diagnostic portfolio expansion initiatives across all of the strategic health science platforms. Prior to Prometheus, she held senior commercial leadership positions at Dako (an Agilent Technologies company), Invitrogen and Thermo Fisher Scientific.
Metabolon, Inc. is the world's leading health technology company focused on metabolomics – a powerful tool for assessing health. Its proprietary platforms and informatics are delivering biomarker discoveries, innovative diagnostic tests, breakthroughs in precision medicine, and ground-breaking partnerships in genomics-based health initiatives. Metabolon's expertise is also accelerating research and product development across the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, consumer products, agriculture and nutrition industries, as well as academic and government organizations. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, the company has conducted more than 4,000 independent and collaborative studies, resulting in over 500 peer-reviewed publications. For more information, please visit www.metabolon.com or follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter.
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