REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearl Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for major respiratory diseases, today announced the appointment of Colin Reisner, MD, FCCP, FAAAAI to the position of Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President of Clinical Development and Medical Affairs, and Michael Golden to the position of Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Quality.
"We are delighted to welcome Colin and Michael as we continue to build our team with experts in the development of respiratory products," said Adrian Smith, President, Pearl Therapeutics, Inc. "Both Colin and Michael have proven records of success in the pharmaceutical industry and are innovative leaders who have designed and managed the clinical and CMC development programs of many marketed products, from pre-clinical through NDA filing and commercialization."
Dr. Reisner joins Pearl from Novartis Pharmaceuticals where he was Executive Director and former Disease Area Section Head for Global Respiratory Development, a position focused on both clinical development leadership and shaping Novartis' global strategy for respiratory products. He led the clinical development activities of several programs in asthma, COPD, and cystic fibrosis, assessing single and combination therapies across a wide range of delivery systems and dosage forms. Earlier at Novartis, Dr. Reisner served as the Global Brand Medical Director for Xolair(R), the first biologic agent approved for asthma. In this capacity, he oversaw all clinical activities ranging from design and implementation of the pediatric development program to the European approval for the treatment of severe persistent allergic asthma.
Prior to Novartis, Dr. Reisner served as Senior Director in the
Respiratory Division at GlaxoSmithKline, and as the International Project
Leader for beta agonists. Dr. Reisner played a diverse and integral role in
the development of several key product
|SOURCE Pearl Therapeutics, Inc.|
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