Dr. Belder has served as Vice President, Clinical and Regulatory Affairs since November 2006. He joined Pharmacopeia from Bristol-Myers Squibb, where during his 19-year tenure he served as a therapeutic expert in the areas of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, and gained extensive global experience in leading clinical development programs and working with thought leaders in various clinical areas. His work included all phases of clinical development, as well as extensive interaction with the Food and Drug Administration, including leadership of the team responsible for the NDA for muraglitazar, a dual PPAR agonist.
Dr. Kimball has served as Senior Vice President, Chemistry and Preclinical Chemical Development since September 2007. Previously, he served as Vice President, Medicinal Chemistry at Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, where he successfully directed that company's chemistry effort to discover drug candidates in multiple therapeutic areas, several of which have entered clinical development. Prior to that, Dr. Kimball spent nearly 20 years at Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute. In various research roles at BMS, he oversaw innovative drug discovery and development projects in the areas of cardiovascular disease and oncology.
"Since joining Pharmacopeia, Rene and David have both made significant contributions to the success of the company's R&D," said Dr. Browne. "Both of these promotions are well-deserved and Pharmacopeia is fortunate to have these talented individuals playing critical roles in charting the scientific course for the company."
Pharmacopeia is a clinical development stage biopharmaceutical company
dedicated to discovering and developing novel small molecule therapeutics
to address significant medical needs. The
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