Omni Bio Pharmaceutical Appoints Dr. Michael Kamarck as New Director
DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/06/13 -- Omni Bio Pharmaceutical,
Inc. ("Omni Bio") (OTCBB: OMBP), a biopharmaceutical company focused
on the commercialization of alternative uses of alpha-1 antitrypsin
(AAT) for the treatment of a variety of indications and the
development of next-generation recombinant forms of AAT, today
announced the appointment of Michael E. Kamarck, Ph.D., to its Board
of Directors, effective January 31, 2013.
From 2010 to 2012, Dr. Kamarck was employed by Merck as President of
Merck BioVentures and Senior Vice President of Vaccines and Biologics
Manufacturing. From 2001 to 2009, he was employed by Wyeth, where he
held various senior executive positions, including President,
Technical Operations and Product Supply and was responsible for
global technical operations for all of the Wyeth businesses. Dr.
Kamarck also served as a member of the Wyeth Management Committee.
Prior to Wyeth, he was employed by Bayer AG for 17 years in a variety
of technical and leadership capacities. Dr. Kamarck received his B.A.
from Oberlin College, his Ph.D. from MIT and was a Leukemia Society
Fellow at Yale University.
Dr. Bruce E. Schneider, CEO of Omni Bio, commented, "We are extremely
pleased and very fortunate to have Dr. Kamarck join Omni Bio. His
proven track record in developing and manufacturing complex
biologicals, along with his highly-regarded stature in the
biopharmaceutical community, will be enormously valuable to us as we
embark on next steps in the development of recombinant AAT."
About Omni Bio Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Omni Bio Pharmaceutical (www.omnibiopharma.com) is a
biopharmaceutical company that is focused on AAT and on developing
new recombinant versions of AAT that can be applied to the treatment
of a broad range of indications including, for example, Type 1
diabetes, graft rejection, graft versus host disease (GVHD), cardiac
conditions and inflammatory bowel diseases. Since its formation, Omni
Bio has supported research using animal models and human clinical
studies that demonstrate that AAT is a promising agent for
ameliorating these conditions.
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especially the section entitled "Risk Factors" in our Annual Report
on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012. We undertake
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