Surface Pharmaceuticals Further Strengthens Board of Directors as Clinical Programs Advance
PLEASANTON, Calif., Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Surface Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapeutics in eye care, is proud to announce that Shelley Thunen has joined the Board of Directors and will also serve as Chair of the Audit Committee. She strengthens a Board which already has proven expertise in clinical development and eye care.
"Over the course of my career, I've had the opportunity to work with several innovators in eye care," said Shelley Thunen. "And to me, Surface is a standout, not only because of the potential for clinical advancement in the treatment of ocular conditions but also because of the bold vision and efficient approach to clinical and business programs."
Shelley Thunen has extensive experience in executive leadership for medical device companies in the ophthalmic space, including serving as Chief Financial Officer for several companies who have made significant advancements in eye care such as developing the first femtosecond laser for LASIK surgery and the only intraocular lens that can be customized after cataract surgery. Ms. Thunen will also serve as Chair of the Audit Committee to help guide the financial and reporting direction for Surface as we move forward in our clinical and business development.
"We're proud to have Shelley join us to help guide our financial path as we advance in the clinic and as a company," said Kamran Hosseini, MD, PhD, President and CEO, Surface Pharmaceuticals. "Her experience will be invaluable as we seek to forge a path to advance our innovative clinical programs."
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In only two years, Surface Pharma has filed three unique INDs, moved one program (SURF-201) into Phase II clinic and is preparing for two additional Phase II programs in the end of 2020/early 2021.
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