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OTHERA PHARMACEUTICALS APPOINTS AL REAVES AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF CLINICAL DEVELOPMENT

March 23, 2006
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Othera Pharmaceuticals Inc., a privately-held specialty pharmaceutical company developing proprietary drugs to treat or prevent the three leading causes of blindness, announced today that it has appointed Al Reaves, Ph.D., as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development. Dr. Al Reaves has 22 consecutive years of ophthalmology drug development experience. During his career, he has been responsible for bringing numerous ophthalmic products to market, and previously, led the Visudyne global clinical development program at Novartis and worked with the Genentech/Novartis partnership for Lucentis approval in Europe.
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