BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Invicro, LLC, a Konica Minolta company and a leading provider of imaging services and software for research and drug development, today announced the hiring of Mr. Edward Hogan, M.S. as Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations. Mr. Hogan brings extensive medical imaging and clinical research experience that will significantly advance Invicro’s clinical imaging core lab capabilities across all stages of the drug development pipeline (Phase I-IV).
“On behalf of the Invicro family, I welcome Ed to the team,” stated Dr. Jack Hoppin, Co-Founder and CEO of Invicro. "Ed's appointment is a great addition to our clinical and senior leadership teams as he focuses on expanding our global clinical imaging capabilities into multiple therapeutic areas beyond neurology such as oncology, cardiovascular, and musculoskeletal to name a few. Through his leadership and his clinical operations expertise, our pharmaceutical and biotechnology sponsors will receive the most comprehensive imaging informatics service and support the industry has to offer."
Mr. Hogan joins Invicro from PAREXEL, where he most recently initiated quality and process improvement efforts as the Vice President of the Quality First Program. Previously, he spent seven years as the Vice President of Imaging Operations, where he provided operational leadership, and launched core labs to support global growth in Europe, India, Japan and China. During his time at PAREXEL he built and developed a cross-functional Medical Imaging team that grew from 20 to 450+ global employees to support over 1200 projects from Phase I-IV during his tenure.
"I am extremely excited to join the Invicro team,” Mr. Hogan stated. “I look forward to optimizing workflows that will leverage synergies between the core lab, the software team and the advanced analytics group. Together, we will build upon our current best-in-class informatics offering that will provide research collaborators extensive analytics and secure data access.”
Prior to his sixteen-year career at PAREXEL, Mr. Hogan served as a Senior Medical Imaging Scientist at DuPont Merck where he led efforts to coordinate the imaging responsibilities of both internal and external core labs and earned the Executive Council Award for commitment to excellence. Mr. Hogan earned an MS in Electrical Engineering from Tufts and a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Lowell.
Based in Boston, MA, Invicro was founded in 2008 with the mission of improving the role and function of imaging in translational drug discovery and development across all therapeutic areas. Invicro’s multi-disciplinary team provides a full range of image informatics, engineering and operational services. Originally focused on imaging in discovery phase, in 2016 Invicro expanded its offering in clinical phase research with the acquisition of Molecular Neuroimaging, LLC, followed by the acquisition of Imanova and CORE Clinical in 2017. Now through preclinical and clinical divisions, Invicro develops and leverages the latest approaches in imaging quantitative biomarkers. The successful integration of the discovery and clinical teams onto Invicro’s industry-leading software informatics platforms, VivoQuant® and iPACS®, has inspired a strong and growing presence in the market. For more information, visit www.invicro.com.
About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) is a global digital technology company with core strengths in imaging and data analysis, optics, materials, and nano-fabrication. Through innovation, Konica Minolta creates products and digital solutions for the betterment of business and society—today and for generations to come. Across its Business Technologies, Healthcare, and Industrial-facing businesses, the company aspires to be an Integral Value Provider that applies the full range of its expertise to offer comprehensive solutions to the customer’s most pressing problems, works with the partners to ensure the solutions are sustainable, anticipates and addresses tomorrow’s issues, and tailors each solution to meet the unique and specific needs of its valued customers. Leveraging these capabilities, Konica Minolta contributes to productivity improvement and workflow change for its customers, and provides leading-edge service solutions in the IoT era. Headquartered in Tokyo and with operations in more than 50 countries, Konica Minolta has more than 43,000 employees serving approximately two million customers in over 150 countries. Konica Minolta is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, (TSE4902). For further information, visit: https://www.konicaminolta.com/.