Healthcare Industry News: AcelRx
News Release - March 6, 2009
AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Hires Mark Evashenk as Vice President of Clinical OperationsREDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 6 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today it has hired Mark Evashenk as Vice President, Clinical Operations. In this new position, Mr. Evashenk will assist in defining developmental strategy, guiding clinical protocol design and study conduct, and managing risk assessment. He will report to Dr. Pamela Palmer, the company's Chief Medical Officer. "We are very fortunate to continue to attract leaders in the pharmaceutical industry; Mark possesses an unparalleled breadth and depth of experience that will be of great value to AcelRx," stated Dr. Palmer. "Mark will play a vital role in overseeing all phases of clinical development, with a particular emphasis on the successful execution of studies planned for our mid- and late-stage product candidates."
About AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
AcelRx Pharmaceuticals is a privately held pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of new therapies for the treatment of pain and other conditions where there is an unmet need for improved safety and efficacy. The company applies its proprietary dosage form and delivery technologies to enhance the safety, therapeutic benefit and commercial attractiveness of currently approved compounds.
For additional information about AcelRx Pharmaceuticals visit http://www.AcelRx.com.
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