WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Repligen Corporation (Nasdaq: RGEN) announced today that Dr. Earl Webb Henry, M.D. has been elected to its Board of Directors. Dr. Henry is a highly experienced executive with worldwide clinical and regulatory expertise in the development of therapeutics for disorders affecting the Central Nervous System.
"We are very pleased to welcome an executive with Earl's industry knowledge and drug development expertise to our Board," stated Walter C. Herlihy, President and Chief Executive Officer of Repligen Corporation. "Earl's strategic guidance and relationships within the medical community will be an invaluable asset to the Company as we develop and expand our emerging CNS pipeline."
Dr. Henry has held numerous executive level positions including Senior Vice President and Head, Worldwide Clinical Research and Regulatory Affairs for Cephalon, Inc., Vice President, Clinical Research for Guilford Pharmaceuticals Inc., Global Head of Central Nervous System Therapeutic Area for Sandoz Research Institute and Senior Associate Director of Clinical Research for Pfizer. Dr. Henry has participated in the development and approval of numerous neurologic and psychiatric drugs. Dr. Henry earned his medical degree from the University of Chicago and completed his residence and fellowship at Harvard Medical School in neurology and neuropathology. Dr. Henry is currently Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs for inVentiv Clinical Solutions, a premier provider of clinical outsourcing solutions.
About Repligen Corporation
Repligen Corporation is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for diseases that affect the central nervous system. In addition, we are the world's leading supplier of recombinant Protein A, the sales of which partially fund the advancement of our development pipeline while supporting our financial stability. Repligen's corporate headquarters are located at 41 Seyon Street, Building #1, Suite 100, Waltham, MA 02453. Additional information may be requested from www.repligen.com.
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