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Peter Gardiner joins BG Medicine

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

Molecular diagnostics firm BG Medicine has made Peter Gardiner vice-president of medical affairs and senior medical officer. Dr Gardiner will be responsible for leading and co-ordinating research projects, clinical publications and presentations, as well as supporting the firm's clinical collaborators and research partners. He has 25 years' experience in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, and previously worked for Bristol-Myers Squibb's medical imaging division as medical director of global medical affairs and senior medical officer. Before that, he was vice-president of medical affairs for DuPont's medical imaging business. Waltham, Massachusetts-based BG Medical is focused on biomarkers for cardiovascular disease, cancer and central nervous system disorders. Its tests are designed to predict a patient's response to drug therapy, determine the potential toxicity of drugs, identify patients at risk of developing certain diseases, predict patient prognosis, and monitor patients' disease progression or response to drugs.

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