NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Remedy Pharmaceuticals, a privately-held pharmaceutical company focused on bringing lifesaving hospital-based treatment to people affected by central nervous system (CNS) related edema, today announced the appointment of Dr. Thomas R. Zimmerman Jr. as its Vice President, Medical Affairs.
“Dr. Zimmerman’s deep passion for leveraging breakthroughs in science to save and improve patients’ lives – which is completely in line with Remedy’s stated mission and core values – makes him an ideal addition to the senior management team,” states Sven Jacobson, CEO of Remedy Pharmaceuticals. “His extensive experience in clinical drug development and deep knowledge of the regulatory environment are certain to prove invaluable as we prepare to enter a Phase 3 clinical trial for CIRARA, and beyond.”
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Remedy Pharmaceuticals Appoints Thomas MacAllister as Vice President of Research and Development and General Counsel
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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Remedy Pharmaceuticals, a privately-held, Phase 3-ready pharmaceutical company focused on bringing life-saving hospital-based treatment to people affected by central nervous system (CNS) related edema, today announced that the Company appointed Thomas MacAllister as Vice President of Research and Development, and General Counsel.
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NEW YORK, New York, March 4, 2016 — Remedy Pharmaceuticals, a privately-held, pharmaceutical company focused on bringing life saving hospital-based treatment to people affected by central nervous system (CNS) related edema, today announced the successful completion of an End-of-Phase 2 meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which took place on March 2, 2016.
Remedy Pharmaceuticals Announces Additional Results From Phase 2 CNS-Related Edema Study of CIRARA™ Presented at International Stroke Conference
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A more than three-fold reduction in mortality in patients ≤70 years old; adjudicated neurological mortality reduced more than three-fold, and death from edema reduced 10-fold.