NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aptorum Group Limited (NASDAQ:APM), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapeutics to address global unmet medical needs, today announced the appointment of Dr. Kira Sheinerman as the senior strategic consultant based in New York effective immediately.
“We are really excited to welcome Dr. Sheinerman to the team,” said Mr. Ian Huen, CEO and Executive Director of Aptorum Group. “Dr. Sheinerman has comprehensive professional experience in the life sciences and investment banking sectors, with an outstanding track record working with emerging growth biotech companies. Her expertise would inevitably strengthen our strategic initiatives for the US market and be a valuable addition to our team in enhancing our global expansion plan.”
Kira Sheinerman is the co-founder, CEO and Executive Director of DiamiR Biosciences, a molecular diagnostics company focused on developing blood-based tests for early detection and monitoring of brain health conditions. Dr. Sheinerman also serves as a Managing Director, Healthcare Investment Banking at H.C. Wainwright & Co. Previously, she was a Managing Director at Rodman & Renshaw, where she worked on financial and strategic transactions for growth biotech companies with a focus on CNS, oncology, and infectious diseases, as well as molecular diagnostics. Prior to healthcare investment banking, Dr. Sheinerman worked at the Arcus group, a life sciences strategic consulting firm. She is a board member of the Boyce Thompson Institute, an affiliate of Cornell University. Dr. Sheinerman received her Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York for her work on molecular mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease. She also holds an MBA from the Honors program at the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, City University of New York.
About Aptorum Group
Aptorum Group Limited (Nasdaq:APM) is a pharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and commercializing novel therapeutics to tackle unmet medical needs. Aptorum Group’s current drug pipeline includes indications in orphan diseases, infectious diseases and metabolic diseases, a number of which are targeted to enter clinical trial phases in H2 2020. Aptorum Group is also launching a women’s health supplement, Dioscorea Opposita Bioactive Nutraceutical Tablets, which is ready for commercialisation.
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