"Chris brings an incredibly important commercial perspective and deep strategic and operational knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry to our Board," said
"Throughout my career I have enjoyed the thrill of translating basic research ideas into products and services that could make a real difference to global health and wellness," said
"Now is an exciting time in Regeneron history as we await the results of several large Phase 3 programs," said
Ms. Poon became dean of the
Ms. Poon also is on the Board of Directors of
Regeneron is a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. In addition to ARCALYST® (rilonacept) Injection for Subcutaneous Use, its first commercialized product, Regeneron has therapeutic candidates in Phase 3 clinical trials for the potential treatment of gout, diseases of the eye (wet age-related macular degeneration and central retinal vein occlusion), and certain cancers. Additional therapeutic candidates developed from proprietary Regeneron technologies for creating fully human monoclonal antibodies are in earlier stage development programs in rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory conditions, pain, cholesterol reduction, allergic and immune conditions and cancer. Additional information about Regeneron and recent news releases are available on the Regeneron web site at www.regeneron.com.
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Michael Aberman, M.D.
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