Tocker brings significant experience in the field of Inflammation, having previously directed the preclinical development of molecules targeting autoimmune, inflammatory, and respiratory disease at Janssen and lead projects targeting immune regulatory molecules in inflammatory and pulmonary disease at Amgen.
"Expanding our scientific expertise to include Inflammatory Disease research is a natural progression and is complementary to our existing Oncology, Immuno-Oncology and CVMD scientific expertise," stated Jean-Pierre Wery, CEO. He went on to say, "With inflammation being at the core of both tumorigenesis and metabolic syndrome we had increasing requests from our clients to support the continuum of the disease process."
"The CrownBio team and our clients are excited to have additional scientific expertise with Dr. Tocker's addition to the team, and to expand into a new therapeutic arena that is so deeply interconnected with our established expertise," said Laurie Heilmann, SVP of Global Strategy, Business Development and Marketing at CrownBio. She continued, "We believe the expansion into inflammation is testimony to our commitment to provide end-to-end, large spectrum scientific technology solutions that empower our clients and foster their drug development programs."
For more information on CrownBio's commitment to furthering the field of oncology and metabolic disease drug discovery, visit www.crownbio.com.
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