Contract Research Organisation (CRO) Covance has appointed two experienced scientists to senior-level appointments.
The Oncology division will be led by Robert Wasserman, new VP and Global Therapeutic Area Head. Wasserman’s expertise lies in oncology translational medicine, including preclinical, clinical, biomarker and companion diagnostic drug development. He will be responsible in his new role for scientific strategy for the oncology and hematology therapeutic areas.
Before joining Covance, Wasserman worked for 15 years in the pharmaceutical industry, most recently at Hoffmann-La Roche as Site Head of Academic Alliances, Pharma Research and Early Development (pRED) for the Translational Clinical Research Center.
Rogelio Mosqueda-Garcia has been named Covance’s Global VP of Early Clinical Services within Medical and Scientific Affairs.
He is a prominent clinical pharmacologist with experience in translational and experimental medicine. He will provide scientific direction for the company’s Clinical Pharmacology Services and Early Clinical Development groups.
Mosqueda-Garcia previously served as Executive Director in Clinical Pharmacology at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals and held senior roles at Bristol-Myers Squibb and DuPont Pharmaceuticals.
Covance recently announced the launch of MarketPlace, a tool to securely connect its emerging biotech clients with established pharmaceutical clients.
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