Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Scientific Communities
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article

Prosonix Elects Dr Ken Cunningham as Non-executive Chairman

Published: Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Bookmark and Share
Dr Cunningham replaces Dr Jim Philips, who is retiring from the Board of Directors.

Prosonix has announced the election of Dr Ken Cunningham as Non-executive Chairman. He replaces Dr Jim Philips, who has been Chairman of the Company since 2007, and is retiring from the Board of Directors.

Dr Cunningham was elected to the Board of Prosonix as a Non-executive Director in September 2011, and is also Chair of Prosonix’s Scientific Advisory Board.

He has over 20 years' experience in the pharmaceutical industry with a strong focus in recent years on respiratory drug development and drug delivery.

He is Chairman of PolyTherics Ltd and until August 2010 was CEO of Skyepharma plc. Before that he was Chief Executive Officer of Arakis Ltd, Vice-President European Affairs at Alza Corporation and Vice-President Clinical Development at Sequus Inc.

He holds a medical degree from St Mary's, Imperial College, London University.

Dr Ken Cunningham, said: “Over recent years, Prosonix’s particle engineering technology has repeatedly demonstrated its exciting potential for optimizing many of the respiratory medicines currently used in the treatment of asthma and COPD. During this period, the Company has made a successful transition from applying its technology to third party compounds to using it to build its own pipeline of directly substitutable generic and proprietary inhaled drugs based on improved versions of known drugs in simple, cost effective and already approved devices. I would like to take this opportunity, on behalf of the Prosonix Board, to thank Dr Phillips for his important contribution as Chairman during this period of transformation. I am very pleased to continue his work and help Prosonix deliver its corporate and clinical strategy, which is focused on building further value from the Company’s portfolio of inhaled drug candidates.”

Dr Jim Phillips, said: “After five years chairing Prosonix and helping shape it into the inhalation product-focused company it is today, I am delighted to hand over Chairmanship to Dr Ken Cunningham to bring his respiratory experience to bear towards the Company's future success.”

Further Information
Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 2,700+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More Than 3,800+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters

Sign In

Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

Prosonix Confirms the Potential of its Multi-component Particle™ Technology
Successful completion of biomedical catalyst programme.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Prosonix and Mylan Enter Into Global Licensing Agreement
Licensing agreement for generic versions of inhaled respiratory products Flixotide® and Flovent®.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Prosonix Reports Positive Top-line Results from its Phase 2 Clinical Study with PSX1002
First clinical data from PSX1002, a novel, orally inhaled, drug-only, pMDI suspension formulation of glycopyrronium bromide, a long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA).
Friday, January 31, 2014
Final Patient Completes Prosonix’ Phase 2 Clinical Study with PSX1002
PSX1002 is a novel, orally inhaled, drug-only, pMDI suspension formulation of glycopyrronium bromide, a long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA).
Monday, August 19, 2013
Prosonix Appoints Frank Condella as Non-executive Director
Brings further international experience in the development and commercialization of respiratory medicines.
Monday, July 01, 2013
Prosonix Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Study with PSX1002 in COPD Patients
First patients dosed with PSX1002, an orally inhaled, novel drug-only formulation of glycopyrronium bromide designed using Prosonix’ particle engineering platform.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Prosonix Appoints Cécile Miles as Chief Business Officer
Appointment significantly strengthens corporate and commercial development experience in the generics and speciality pharmaceutical markets.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Prosonix Enters Collaboration with Imperial College London
Collaborative research agreement to accelerate development of engineered combination respiratory medicines.
Thursday, July 05, 2012
Prosonix Extends Series B Financing Round to £17.1M
Gimv joins syndicate of experienced life science investors - Karl Nägler joins Board as Non-executive Director.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Prosonix to Present at RDD 2012 and ATS 2012 International Conference
Prosonix will present a poster entitled ‘Engineered Combination Respiratory Medicines for Localized Drug Delivery’ at RDD.
Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Prosonix Demonstrates Improved Delivery and Co-localization of Respiratory Medicines
New review published in European Respiratory Disease(ERD).
Thursday, May 03, 2012
Prosonix Appoints Dr Geoff Down as Chief Medical Officer
Dr Down will oversee the clinical development of Prosonix's product pipeline.
Monday, February 06, 2012
Prosonix Appoints Rob Crocker as its First Head of Regulatory Affairs
Mr Crocker will be responsible for defining and implementing the regulatory strategy to underpin the development of Prosonix’ emerging product pipeline.
Friday, January 20, 2012
Prosonix Appoints New Scientific Advisory Board
New SAB comprises distinguished experts in respiratory disease, and in clinical and regulatory aspects of respiratory drug development.
Friday, October 28, 2011
Prosonix Secures £11.4M Series B Financing
Revolutionizing respiratory medicine.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Scientific News
Breaking Through the Barriers to Lab Innovation
Here we examine the drivers behind the move for greater innovation, the challenges and current trends in laboratory informatics, and the tools that can be used to break these barriers.
Education and Expense: The Barriers to Mass Spectrometry in Clinical Laboratories?
Here we examine the perceived barriers to mass spec in clinical laboratories and explore the possible drivers behind the recent shift in uptake of the technology in clinical settings.
Fruit Fly Pheromone Flags Great Real Estate for Starting a Family
Finding could aid efforts to control mosquito-borne diseases like malaria by manipulating odorants
Gene Editing Could Enable Pig-To-Human Organ Transplant
The largest number of simultaneous gene edits ever accomplished in the genome could help bridge the gap between organ transplant scarcity and the countless patients who need them.
Antioxidants Cause Malignant Melanoma to Metastasize Faster
Fresh research at Sahlgrenska Academy has found that antioxidants can double the rate of melanoma metastasis in mice.
New Therapy Reduces Symptoms of Inherited Enzyme Deficiency
A phase three clinical trial of a new enzyme replacement medication, sebelipase alfa, showed a reduction in multiple disease-related symptoms in children and adults with lysosomal acid lipase deficiency, an inherited enzyme deficiency that can result in scarring of the liver and high cholesterol.
Adult High Blood Pressure Risk Identifiable in Childhood
Groups of people at risk of having high blood pressure and other related health issues by age 38 can be identified in childhood, new University of Otago research suggests.
Analyzing Protein Structures in Their Native Environment
Enhanced-sensitivity NMR could reveal new clues to how proteins fold.
Supercoiled DNA is Far More Dynamic Than the “Watson-Crick” Double Helix
Researchers have imaged in unprecedented detail the three-dimensional structure of supercoiled DNA, revealing that its shape is much more dynamic than the well-known double helix.
Mini-kidneys Successfully Grown from Stem Cells
Researchers from Murdoch Childrens Research Institute have perfected a method of turning stem cells into mini-kidneys for use in drug screening, disease modelling and cell therapy.
Scroll Up
Scroll Down
Skyscraper Banner

Skyscraper Banner
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
2,700+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
3,800+ scientific videos