TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / October 14, 2022 / NuGen Medical Devices Inc. (TSXV:NGMD)(OTCQB:NGMDF) (“NuGen” or the “Company”), a leader in needle-free drug delivery, is pleased to announce the appointment of Erik Emerson to the Company’s Advisory Board.
Erik Emerson has over 20 years of pharmaceutical and biotechnology experience. Currently, he serves as the managing partner of KCNT LLC consulting and principal of Pharmacense, a company that provides corporate development and strategic planning services for life science companies. Erik has held various C-level positions, including CEO and CCO for both public and private pharmaceutical and biotech organizations including Mezzion Pharmaceuticals, and has worked in varying commercial and business development capacities for XOMA, Gilead, and King Pharmaceuticals.
Erik has been involved in multiple launches during his time at King, Gilead, Symplmed, and BioMauris. While at XOMA, he worked to identify the most appropriate needle-free device for the pending launch of their proprietary biologic therapy. He also launched Letairis (ambrisentan) for Pulmonary Hypertension while at Gilead that included a novel safety monitoring program called Lab Sync.
“Erik brings a creative approach to commercialization, patient engagement, and corporate partnerships,” said NuGen CEO Michael Wright. “We look forward to working with him and our growing advisory team as NuGen continues to develop our innovative medical delivery products.”
About NuGen Medical Devices
NuGen is an emerging specialty medical device company developing the next generation of needle-free technologies and other innovative medical delivery products. The company’s products, which include the InsuJet™ and PetJet™ needle-free injection systems, are designed to improve the lives of millions of people and animals. NuGen continues to receive approval in numerous countries, including Canada. NuGen’s products are designed for use in several important fields including, but not limited to, diabetes, veterinary medicine, and vaccines.
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