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Vyteris adds four new recruits to scientific board

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Transdermal drug delivery technology firm Vyteris has strengthened its scientific advisory board with four appointments. Joining the board are David Cohen, Robert Shorr, David Filer and Michael Reidy. The new board members all come from different employment backgrounds: Mr Cohen is currently vice-chairman of clinical affairs at the New York University Medical Center’s department of Dermatology; Mr Shorr has served as chief scientist at biotech firm United Therapeutics; Mr Filer is a consultant to emerging companies; and Mr Reidy is also currently vice-president, research and development at Vyteris. Fair Lawn, New Jersey-based Vyteris has developed “the first active, ready-to-use drug delivery patch to receive marketing clearance from the US FDA”. The LidoSite device is designed to deliver drugs comfortably through the skin using low-level electrical energy.

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