Adamis Announces Appointment of Meera Desai, Ph.D., to Board of Directors
Appointment of New Director with Significant Experience in Drug Development, Licensing and Commercialization
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (Nasdaq: ADMP) today announced the appointment of Meera J. Desai, Ph.D., as a new director and member of the company’s board of directors. Dr. Desai replaces Roshawn Blunt, who retired from the Board effective October 1, 2021.
Richard Williams, Chairman of the Board, commented: “We are pleased to welcome Dr. Desai to the Board and look forward to working with her to pursue long-term value creation. Her substantial expertise in international pharmaceutical licensing, combined with her background in drug development and commercialization will help us refine corporate strategy to maximize our product pipeline. I would also like to thank Roshawn Blunt for her service on the board and for her contributions to Adamis.”
Dr. Desai is the founder and managing partner of Silicon Valley-based Karana Biotech, a boutique advisory firm focused on guiding pharmaceutical and biotech clients through complex international licensing, commercialization, and other strategic transactions. Prior to founding Karana Biotech, she led corporate development efforts for AcelRx Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ACRX). Previously, Dr. Desai was involved in pharmaceutical development for Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Nektar Therapeutics, and ALZA Corporation (a division of Johnson & Johnson). She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry from Drew University and a Doctorate in Analytical Chemistry from Iowa State University. Dr. Desai will serve on the Audit, Compensation, and the Nominating and Governance committees of the Adamis Board.
About Adamis Pharmaceuticals
Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation is a specialty biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on developing and commercializing products in various therapeutic areas, including allergy, opioid overdose, respiratory and inflammatory disease. The Company’s SYMJEPI (epinephrine) Injection products are approved by the FDA for use in the emergency treatment of acute allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis. The Company’s resubmitted New Drug Application for its naloxone injection product candidate, ZIMHI, for the treatment of opioid overdose, is currently under FDA review. Tempol is in development for the treatment of patients with COVID-19 and a Phase 2/3 clinical trial is underway. For additional information about Adamis Pharmaceuticals, please visit www.adamispharmaceuticals.com.
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