SAN DIEGO, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Marilyn R. Carlson has joined
Synteract as the Vice President of Medical & Regulatory Affairs, providing
senior executive medical and regulatory guidance to the Company's clients.
Dr. Carlson is a graduate of Harvard (D.M.D.) and Case Western Reserve
University (M.D.). She completed Internal Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic
and is certified in Regulatory Affairs.
"We are fortunate to have a person of Dr. Carlson's caliber join our
Organization. She brings over 13 years of pharmaceutical field experience to
Synteract having worked across multiple therapeutic areas in the
biotechnology, pharmaceutical, pharmacogenomic, medical device and managed
care industries," said Ellen Morgan, President and Chief Executive Officer of
Synteract, Inc. "Her knowledge and expertise in Medical, Regulatory and
Clinical Affairs will be a valuable resource for Synteract's rapid growth and
will expand the medical and regulatory services Synteract provides for their
clients, particularly in early phase studies and overall strategic clinical
Dr. Carlson was previously with Procter & Gamble, XOMA, ISTA
Pharmaceuticals and Prometheus Laboratories. She is President of entreMeDica,
Inc., a medical consulting company.
About Synteract Inc.
Established in 1995, Synteract is a privately held, full-service contract
research organization, dedicated to meeting the various needs of
biotechnology, biomedical, pharmaceutical, and drug industry firms. Based in
Carlsbad, CA, with a branch office in Pennsylvania, the Company provides
expertise in a wide range of therapeutic areas and maintains a wealth of
knowledge in oncology, ophthalmology, HIV, sexual dysfunction, cardiovascular
disease, and pain. Since 2000, it has been a key development shop for web,
wireless and voice data solutions that speed the completion of clinical trials
and assist in access to clinical trials information. This includes
technologies such as electronic data capture (EDC), interactive voice response
systems (IVRS), and automated safety tracking and reporting. For information,
please visit us at or call (760) 268.8200. http://www.synteract.com/
For more information please contact: Ellen Morgan, +1-760-268-8200
SOURCE Synteract Inc.