ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Appoints Ponni Subbiah, M.D., M.P.H., as Senior Vice President, Global Head of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer
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“I am very excited to welcome Ponni to our executive team. Her extensive experience as a clinician and pharmaceutical physician as well as her strong leadership track record in global medical and scientific affairs, are extremely valuable at this transformational time for our organization,” said Dr.
“ACADIA has transformed treatment of patients with Parkinson’s disease psychosis and has the potential to also play a crucial role in how we continue to improve the lives of patients with other CNS disorders," said Dr. Subbiah. “I am excited to join ACADIA on this journey and use my relevant medical affairs and clinical development experience to advance the company’s strong portfolio of approved and investigational programs for some of today’s biggest challenges in neuro health.”
Dr. Subbiah is a neurologist with over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry and global health sector. She has led the development and execution of medical and clinical research strategies in various therapeutic areas, including neurology, psychiatry, opioid addiction, pain, oncology, diabetes, urology, inflammation, respiratory, and infectious diseases.
Dr. Subbiah was most recently Chief Medical Officer for
Dr. Subbiah received her medical degree from
ACADIA is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative medicines to address unmet medical needs in central nervous system disorders. ACADIA has developed and commercialized the first and only medicine approved for the treatment of hallucinations and delusions associated with Parkinson’s disease psychosis. ACADIA also has ongoing clinical development efforts in additional areas with significant unmet need, including dementia-related psychosis, schizophrenia, major depressive disorder, and Rett syndrome. This press release and further information about ACADIA can be found at: www.acadia-pharm.com.
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