At Phagelux, Dr. Chen will be responsible for global drug development and global regulatory approvals. In addition, as part of the management team, Dr. Chen will be instrumental in determining and implementing a product development strategy and will additionally be involved in certain business development activities.
Mark Engel, CEO of Phagelux says about the appointment: "We are very excited to have Rong Chen join the Phagelux team. His wealth of experience in all aspects of drug development will immediately and positively impact our company, particularly in regard to our goal to bring multiple products into Phase I clinical trials in 2017. Equally importantly, Rong Chen has extensive antibacterial experience that will be pivotal to our strategic planning over the next few years. In sum, adding Rong Chen to our management team is an important step in the globalization of our company."
About Phagelux, Inc.
Phagelux utilizes phages, lysins and other biologics and related delivery technologies to create antibacterial products and solutions. Phagelux is headquartered in Shanghai with laboratories in China and North America and manufacturing facilities in the United States and China. Phagelux has both HumanHealth and AgriHealth divisions.
SOURCE Phagelux, Inc.