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NovaCardia's Dittrich and Woods join Sorbent

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Executive Summary

Privately-held biopharmaceutical company Sorbent Therapeutics has appointed Dr Howard Dittrich its first chief medical officer and Randall Woods chair of the board of directors. Dr Dittrich has over 20 years' experience having led clinical research and regulatory affairs at biotech companies such as NovaCardia, Alliance Pharmaceuticals and Molecular Biosystems. He was most recently CMO at Sequel Pharmaceuticals, a spin-out from the acquisition of NovaCardia (the company he co-founded) by Merck & Co. Mr Woods, a serial entrepreneur, has over 39 years' experience in the industry and previously served as president and CEO of Sequel Pharmaceuticals and NovaCardia.

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