Scott Lukeman, Ph.D., Joins Board of MultiCell Technologies

Sep 06, 2012, 13:49 ET from MultiCell Technologies, Inc.

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MultiCell Technologies, Inc. (MCET.OB), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, has added Scott Lukeman, Ph.D., to its board of directors.

Dr. Lukeman received his Ph.D. in Pharmacology/Cellular and Molecular Biology from the University of Miami, after earning a B.A. in Natural Sciences from New College of Florida. He has over 25 years of international experience across multiple life-science disciplines in management, strategic planning, business and technology valuation and development, marketing, licensing, fund-raising and competitive intelligence. He has been an executive and strategic consultant with Telios Pharmaceuticals, Italfarmaco, Commtech Venture Group, Inavisis,, The Dunn Group, Phoenix PharmaLabs, and a host of small, emerging businesses.

Jerry Newmin, MultiCell's CEO, said, "Dr. Lukeman was chosen because he is a proven manager, strategist, scientist, developer, analyst, and innovator, with a unique blend of scientific, sales, marketing, business, and financial know-how. We look forward to benefitting from Dr. Lukeman's technical and business expertise in the pharmaceutical and medical device arenas."

MultiCell is developing novel therapeutics and discovery tools that address unmet medical needs for the treatment of neurological disorders, hepatic disease, and cancer. For more information about MultiCell Technologies, please visit

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