THIS WEEK'S FEATURE
Dr. Robert Foster is teeing up another possible home run as the new CEO of ContraVir Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CTRV) and its lead programs for liver disease arising from chronic viral infection and NASH (non-alcoholic steatohepatitis). He joined ContraVir as CSO in 2016 after the company acquired his startup, Ciclofilin Pharmaceuticals.
With 11 years of progressive growth in the value of its expanding portfolio, The Trendlines Group (SGX:42T; OTCQX:TRNLY), an Israeli investment company, takes a very hands-on approach with its early-stage medical and agrifood tech startups.
As founder and CEO of closely-held Pulse Infoframe, a leading cloud-based healthcare data insights company, Dr. Femida Gwadry-Sridhar’s resume boasts a deep background as a pharmacist, epidemiologist and methodologist with over 25 years of experience in clinical trials, disease registries, knowledge translation, health analytics and clinical disease outcomes.
Closely-held MagnetTx Oncology Solutions filed a 510(k) application with the FDA in September for its Aurora RT device, which combines the accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with linear accelerator (linac) technology for radiation therapy required by cancer patients.
Closely-held Rgenix has identified novel cancer targets regulated by microRNA pathways, which are key drivers of cancer progression, and developed first-in-class treatments that have the potential to modulate these targets.