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     130  0 Kommentare Timber Pharmaceuticals Announces Appointment of Dr. David Cohen and Dr. Lubor Gaal to Board of Directors

    WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ, Aug. 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Timber Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Timber" or the “Company”) (NYSE American: TMBR), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of treatments for orphan dermatologic diseases, today announced the appointment of David Cohen, M.D. and Lubor Gaal, Ph.D. to its board of directors.

    “We continue to add expertise and talent in the areas of drug development and delivery to our team at Timber and welcome Dr. Cohen and Dr. Gaal to the Board,” said John Koconis, chief executive officer of Timber. “Dr. Cohen is a renowned dermatologist who has contributed to the development of global treatment guidelines and has played an important role in advancing research in many rare dermatologic conditions. Meanwhile, Dr. Gaal has extensive experience as a biotech entrepreneur with a successful track record in securing assets and executing licensing and partnering transactions. We look forward to working closely with both as we advance our clinical development pipeline.” 

    Dr. Cohen is the Charles C. and Dorothea E. Harris Professor of Dermatology at New York University School of Medicine, where he also serves as Chief of Allergy and Contact Dermatitis, Vice Chairman of Clinical Affairs, and Director of Occupational and Environmental Dermatology. He was a founding board member for the American Acne and Rosacea Society and previously served as President of the American Dermatological Association, the American Contact Dermatitis Society, the Dermatology Section of the New York Academy of Medicine, and the New York Dermatological Association. Dr. Cohen has also served on numerous boards including Kadmon, Dermira, Vyteris, and Connetics. He received a B.S. in biomedical science from the City University of New York, an M.D. from State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine, and an M.P.H. in environmental science from Columbia University School of Public Health.

    Dr. Gaal brings more than two decades of business development, external innovation, and licensing experience in biotechnology and biopharmaceuticals. He is currently Senior Vice President and Head of Europe for Locust Walk where he is responsible for executing licensing, M&A, and financing transactions for biopharma companies around the globe. Dr. Gaal previously served as Head of External Innovation and Licensing for Almirall and held various roles at Bristol-Myers Squibb including Head of Europe, Global Search and Business Development. He has also held executive management roles at NEURO3D, Vectron Therapeutics, Berlex Laboratories, Burrill & Company, and Sandoz. Dr. Gaal has a B.Sc. in Neurobiology from the University of Sussex and a Ph.D. in Neurosciences from the University of California.

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    Timber Pharmaceuticals Announces Appointment of Dr. David Cohen and Dr. Lubor Gaal to Board of Directors WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ, Aug. 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - via NEWMEDIAWIRE - Timber Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Timber" or the “Company”) (NYSE American: TMBR), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of treatments for …