LINCOLN, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celerion continues to grow in response to the evolving needs of early clinical research. With the increasing focus on evaluating drug effects in relevant patient populations earlier in development, Celerion is pleased to announce that Dr. Marc Hoffman has joined the company as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Hoffman will have responsibility for leading the global medical staff and providing medical oversight and expertise to support early clinical research studies.
Dr. Hoffman joins Celerion from Patient iP where he served as Chief Medical Officer, providing clinical leadership around Patient iP’s innovative platform, customer programs and related medical affairs activities. Prior to joining Patient iP, he held the roles of Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President and General Manager over the Biopharmaceutical Business at Theorem Clinical Research, leading the development of drugs and biologics. Previously in his career, Dr. Hoffman held positions of increasing responsibility in Medical and Scientific Affairs at Baxter, Hospira and Covance, providing senior-level strategic direction for Phase II-IV programs.
Dr. Hoffman brings over 28 years of knowledge and experience as a physician in the pharmaceutical, device, and CRO industries to this role. He is experienced in global drug development, medical affairs, pharmacovigilance and regulatory affairs, and has a proven track record in building, managing and globalizing medical teams.
“We are pleased to have Marc join our executive leadership team during this exciting period of growth in our company,” said Susan Thornton PhD, President and CEO. “His depth of experience in managing all aspects of global drug development in multiple therapeutic areas will not only make him a valuable asset for our organization but also for our clients.”
Translating science into medicine, Celerion is a premier provider of early clinical research and translational clinical pharmacology sciences from their global locations in North America, Europe and Asia.
Celerion conducts First-in-Human, clinical Proof-of-Concept and patient dose response studies, cardiovascular safety and clinical pharmacology research supporting product labeling. With purpose built clinic and laboratory facilities and highly automated technology, Celerion provides full study services including clinical study conduct, data management and biometrics, PK/PD analysis, bioanalytical services, medical writing, and regulatory and drug development program management. For more information please visit www.celerion.com.