Medelis expands CRO services into Europe, appoints Dr. Deirdre Tessman to run the operation

Deirdretessman100 We’re very pleased to announce that our colleague Deirdre Tessman, Ph.D., has officially joined our organization to lead our new Medelis Europe division as its Managing Director.  She’ll also be re-joining her longstanding former colleagues Dr. Daniel Von Hoff, Dr. Skip Burris, and Dr. Mace Rothenberg, all members of Medelis' Medical Advisory Board.

Deirdre brings ten years of experience managing European studies, an extensive understanding of European regulatory requirements and a deep familiarity with all phases of clinical development to Medelis clients who wish to complete the regulatory requirements of the European Community for their therapies and devices.

Beyond her European expertise, Deirdre brings more than 30 years of worldwide drug development and regulatory experience to our organization. She’s directed all phases of pharmaceutical development from research through drug approval and marketing with additional expertise in the startup and turnaround of pharmaceutical companies.

Medelis Europe delivers complete oncology drug development services from preclinical through phase III. European, U.S., and Asian sponsors looking to bring drugs to the U.S. & European markets can now take advantage of Medelis’ full service offering, which now includes EDC for phase I studies; internet-based patient recruitment; and integrated preclinical studies aligning the preclinical, regulatory and clinical teams.

Please join us in welcoming Deirdre – here is her contact information. You can also find a formal announcement about her appointment and background here.