Castle Creek Pharmaceuticals (CCP), a rapidly growing biopharmaceutical company with a focus on the treatment of patients with rare and debilitating dermatologic and head and neck conditions, today announced key leadership hires to accommodate the company’s expansion. CCP recently raised $48 million in funding from Fidelity Management and Research Company and presented positive data from a Phase 2 study evaluating the efficacy and safety of topical diacerein 1% in patients with Epidermolysis Bullosa Simplex (EBS).
“Castle Creek has rapidly assembled a robust and diversified late-stage pipeline of innovative and high-potential products with a particular focus on rare diseases and other areas of high medical need,” said Michael Derby, CEO of CCP. “We are thrilled to have such a talented and entrepreneurial team with deep experience in dermatology and rare disease and a shared vision on meeting patient needs with life changing drugs.”
Castle Creek’s executive team now includes:
Castle Creek was founded by Michael Derby and Jeffrey Aronin, two experienced pharmaceutical entrepreneurs. Derby, who serves as CEO, formerly founded Norphan Pharmaceuticals, which was sold to Marathon Pharmaceuticals in 2013. Castle Creek Chairman Aronin is the CEO of Marathon, and he was formerly the founder and CEO of Ovation Pharmaceuticals, which was sold to Lundbeck in 2009.
The company recently moved into its new headquarters in Parsippany, New Jersey.
For more information, visit: www.castlecreekpharma.com.
About Castle Creek Pharmaceuticals
Castle Creek Pharma is a high-growth biopharmaceutical company that has rapidly assembled a robust and diversified late-stage pipeline of products backed by strong science and focused on meeting patient needs in the treatment of rare and debilitating dermatologic and head and neck conditions.
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Last updated on: 01/11/2016
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