Talon Therapeutics, Inc. (TLON.OB) Appoints Elizabeth Weatherman to Board of Directors  
1/4/2013 9:42:14 AM

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Talon Therapeutics (OTCBB:TLON), a biopharmaceutical company focused on expert and efficient clinical development of product candidates targeting hematologic malignancies and solid tumors, as well as a product candidate for the treatment-limiting skin toxicities of the EGFR-inhibitor class of cancer therapeutics, today announced the appointment of Elizabeth (Bess) Weatherman to the Company's Board of Directors. Ms. Weatherman is a Managing Director of Warburg Pincus and leads the firm's investment activity in the healthcare sector. Warburg Pincus is the majority shareholder of Talon.