Alder BioPharmaceuticals Appoints Timothy M. Whitaker, M.D., Chief Medical Officer

BOTHELL, Wash., June 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alder BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALDR), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing monoclonal antibody therapeutics, today announced the appointment of Timothy M. Whitaker, M.D. as chief medical officer. Dr. Whitaker will provide strategic oversight of Alder’s clinical development pipeline and will also be responsible for clinical operations and medical and regulatory affairs. He will play a fundamental role in the clinical development of ALD403 for migraine prevention as it advances through pivotal trials and toward a planned Biologic License Application (BLA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).“We are very privileged to welcome Tim to Alder as our chief medical officer,” said Randall C. Schatzman, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer. “He is an accomplished executive responsible for establishing the strategic direction of clinical…


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