Orcosa Appoints Andrew C. von Eschenbach, M.D. and Former Commissioner of the FDA, as Senior Advisor

Orcosa Appoints Andrew C. von Eschenbach, M.D. and Former Commissioner of the FDA, as Senior Advisor
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EWING, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Orcosa Inc. (“Orcosa” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage life sciences company improving patient outcomes through its next generation drug delivery technology – the Rapid Infusion Technology (RITe™) Platform – today announced the appointment of Dr. Andrew C. von Eschenbach, former Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) as Senior Advisor. In his role, Dr. von Eschenbach will provide strategic counsel on regulatory and public affairs, clinical trial development, and other corporate matters. “We are honored and privileged to have Dr. von Eschenbach join our team as Senior Advisor,” said Bryan Ridall, President of Orcosa. “His commitment to improving public health, and his uniquely complete understanding of patients’ needs, and the dynamics of biopharmaceutical research and development are an invaluable complement to our leadership team. We are grateful for his support as we continue to execute on our long-term strategy.” Dr. von Eschenbach said, “As a physician and former FDA Commissioner, I was immediately impressed with Orcosa’s innovative drug delivery platform and thoughtful approach to clinical development and collaboration. The company’s RITe platform is already demonstrating how it has incredible potential to improve patient outcomes across a range of therapeutic areas – including most critically, in pain management to help reduce opioid usage. I am excited to be part of the Orcosa team, particularly at such a pivotal time in the company’s growth story.” Dr. von Eschenbach is widely recognized as a leading physician, surgeon, oncologist, and executive, and served as Commissioner of the FDA from 2006 to 2009, after being appointed Acting Commissioner in 2005. In that role, he developed and oversaw the FDA’s Critical Path Initiative which aimed at improving the regulatory pathway for drugs and medical devices. Dr. von Eschenbach joined FDA after serving for four years as Director of the National Cancer Institute…

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