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James Pennington

MD, Chief Medical Officer

Previous to joining AzurRx, Dr. Pennington spent eleven years at Anthera Pharmaceuticals as Chief Medical Officer and Senior Clinical Fellow.  Prior that, he has held senior medical positions in a number of biopharmaceutical companies, including InterMune, Cotherix, and Bayer Pharmaceutical.  Dr. Pennington has led registration efforts for twelve successful BLA/NDA submissions in the U.S. and another ten in Europe and Asia.  Prior to joining the biotech industry, Dr. Pennington spent ten years on the Medical Faculty of Harvard Medical School.  Dr. Pennington received his medical degree from the University of Oregon Health Sciences Universary, and is boarded in internal medicine and infectious diseases.