Emmes today announced that Kathleen Wolf has joined the company as vice president of clinical operations. She has two decades of leadership experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, including most recently as a senior director with AstraZeneca’s MedImmune unit.
Dr. Anne Lindblad, president and chief executive officer of Emmes, said, “Kathleen is an outstanding addition to our leadership team. Her background in both biotech and pharmaceutical settings will be a great asset. Her experience in building collaborative, cross-functional teams complements our clinical operations platform.”
Emmes today announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the labeling of ampicillin, a commonly used antibiotic, to include use in infants younger than 28 days in the treatment of serious conditions meningitis and septicemia. FDA’s approval was based in part on a National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)-funded study, conducted under the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act (BPCA).
Emmes today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a prescription-only medical device used to estimate the weight of infants who are up to 90 days of age.
Emmes today announced that it is part of a team of medical centers, universities and private industry supporting the development of a “universal influenza vaccine” that could provide longer-lasting protection than current vaccines and combat a wider variety of influenza viruses.
Emmes today announced that Lynn Lewis has joined the company as chief business officer, a newly created position. Her overall focus is to build deeper relationships with existing clients and to develop new business opportunities, particularly among biotech and pharmaceutical companies.