Berwyn, Pennsylvania, Jan 10, 2022 (Newsfile Corp via COMTEX) -- Company Appoints Eve Damiano, MS, RAC, as Senior Vice President of Regulatory Operations
Company Promotes Cheng Fang, Ph.D., to Senior Vice President of Research & Development
Berwyn, Pennsylvania--(Newsfile Corp. - January 10, 2022) - Annovis Bio, Inc. /zigman2/quotes/216213707/composite ANVS 0.00% ("Annovis" or the "Company"), a clinical-stage drug platform company addressing neurodegenerative diseases, today announced the appointment of Eve Damiano, MS, RAC, as its new Senior Vice President of Regulatory Operations, and the promotion of Cheng Fang, Ph.D., to Senior Vice President of Research & Development, as of January 1, 2022.
"We are all delighted to welcome Ms. Damiano to our diverse team of highly motivated industry experts. Her impressive career, knowledge, and experience in the biotech sector complement the company's development strategy as we advance Buntanetap into the next stage of clinical development," commented Maria L. Maccecchini, Ph.D., Founder, President, and CEO of Annovis Bio. "I would also like to congratulate Dr. Cheng Fang on her well-deserved promotion. Since joining Annovis last year, she has been instrumental to advancing our work on Buntanetap's mechanism of action and has successfully led cross-functional teams and projects during our phase 2 clinical trials."
Eve Damiano, MS, RAC, has more than 35 years of experience in the biotechnology sector, with a focus on the definition and execution of regulatory strategies and GxP compliance, encompassing early phase development through commercialization. Ms. Damiano has held various senior management positions throughout her career, with experience garnered at companies including Centocor, MedImmune, OraSure Technologies, and Vicuron Pharmaceuticals. Further, Ms. Damiano holds an accomplished track record as an independent consultant to over 25 companies in the definition and execution of regulatory strategies, including the development of innovative solutions and effective management of projects and resources to meet company objectives.
"This is an exciting time to join Annovis, as the Company recently successfully concluded phase 2 trials with its promising drug candidate Buntanetap. The mode of action of this oral molecule is remarkable in its potential to tackle such a wide range of neurodegenerative diseases," said Ms. Damiano. "I look forward to working with a team committed to achieving both corporate and scientific milestones on behalf of shareholders and patients in need of our novel solution."
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About Annovis Bio, Inc.
Headquartered in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, Annovis Bio, Inc. (Annovis) is a clinical-stage, drug platform company addressing neurodegeneration, such as Alzheimer's disease (AD), Parkinson's disease (PD), and Alzheimer's in Down Syndrome (AD-DS). We believe that we are the only company developing a drug for AD, PD, and AD-DS that inhibits more than one neurotoxic protein and, thereby, improves the information highway of the nerve cell, known as axonal transport. When this information flow is impaired, the nerve cell gets sick and dies. We conducted two Phase 2 studies: one in AD patients and one in both AD and PD patients. In the AD/ PD study our drug improves memory loss and dementia associated with AD, as well as motor function in PD.
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