BioClinica Appoints Senior Medical Director, Dr. Andrzej Dzik-Jurasz
New Position Expands Scientific Coverage for MRI Imaging and Oncology
NEWTOWN, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BioClinica®, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOC), a global provider of clinical trial management solutions, today announced the appointment of Andrzej (Andy) Dzik-Jurasz, M.D., Ph.D. as Senior Medical Director for Medical Affairs, a newly created position. Dr. Dzik-Jurasz brings more than 15 years of clinical, radiological and pharmaceutical industry experience with major pharmaceutical companies such as Novartis Pharmaceuticals and GlaxoSmithKline.
“He will be responsible for leading our global oncology strategy, including the development and implementation of new offerings to support our clients’ clinical studies. Andy’s expertise in MRI imaging also provides additional depth for our imaging clientele.”
“Dr. Dzik-Jurasz’s appointment to this newly created position will help support BioClinica’s growth initiatives within our imaging core lab solutions business,” said Mark Weinstein, CEO of BioClinica. “He will be responsible for leading our global oncology strategy, including the development and implementation of new offerings to support our clients’ clinical studies. Andy’s expertise in MRI imaging also provides additional depth for our imaging clientele.”
Dr. Dzik-Jurasz is widely published in radiology with more than 40 publications in clinical and research journals. His academic and pharmaceutical industry experience has focused on imaging in clinical drug development. He has participated in all facets of the clinical trial process from Phase I to IV, with particular expertise in the field of oncology.
Dr. Dzik-Jurasz will report to Colin Miller, Ph.D. FICR CSci, Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs, who added, “Andy is a gifted and disciplined researcher who will make an immediate contribution to BioClinica’s culture of excellence and innovation for clinical trial support. His exceptional qualifications as a physician investigator combine an impressive scientific track record with a passion for the use of imaging in drug development. We are extremely pleased to have him join our team.”
Dr. Dzik-Jurasz joins BioClinica from Novartis where he held the position of Executive Director, Global Head Oncology Translational Imaging. Prior to that he was Vice President of Clinical Development for Point Therapeutics; Head of Imaging for Epix Pharmaceuticals, and Senior Director in Translational Medicine and Technology at GlaxoSmithKline. Dr. Dzik-Jurasz received his medical degree from Westminster Medical School, London, UK, and his Ph.D. from the Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists.
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About BioClinica, Inc.
BioClinica, Inc. is a leading global provider of integrated, technology-enhanced clinical trial management solutions. BioClinica supports pharmaceutical and medical device innovation with imaging core lab, internet image transport, electronic data capture, interactive voice and web response, clinical trial management and clinical supply chain design and optimization solutions. BioClinica solutions maximize efficiency and manageability throughout all phases of the clinical trial process. With over 20 years of experience and more than 2,000 successful trials to date, BioClinica has supported the clinical development of many new medicines from early phase trials through final approval. BioClinica operates state-of-the-art, regulatory-body-compliant imaging core labs on two continents, and supports worldwide eClinical and data management services from offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit www.bioclinica.com
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