RPG Welcomes Dr. José Iglesias to Expand Oncology Capabilities

AUSTIN, Texas--()--We are pleased to announce that Dr. José Iglesias has joined ResearchPoint Global, a WuXi AppTec company, as Medical Director, Oncology. Dr. Iglesias will serve as the expert in all new oncology programs and assist in the development of a proactive oncology strategy that will open doors and attract sponsors seeking a CRO with extensive oncology expertise.

We are very fortunate to have attracted José as our own internal oncology expert,” says Alfonso Alanis, RPG’s Chief Medical Officer. “I have known José for over twenty years, and he is a very gifted scientist. José is well known and well respected in the field of clinical oncology globally and has a broad network which includes some of the principal thought leaders in modern oncology. He has worked with some of the most traditional oncology platforms as well as the most novel ones including immuno-oncology and genomics.”

Throughout his 28-year career in the pharmaceutical industry, Dr. Iglesias exhibited his scientific expertise while occupying global senior leadership positions at Apobiologix, Biothera, Bionomics, Celgene, Abraxis BioScience, Amgen Canada, and Eli Lilly. Dr. Iglesias has designed and led all phases of oncology clinical trials, as well as authored or co-authored more than 60 publications in the field of oncology. In his most recent role as Vice President of Medical and Clinical Affairs, he furthered the development of oncology biosimilars at Apobiologix.

I am delighted to join the dynamic RPG team,” says Dr. Iglesias. “I look forward to helping RPG build up a solid oncology strategy and assisting it in becoming a preferred partner in oncology clinical development. RPG’s approach is unique in the CRO industry and has great potential to be very successful in furthering the progress of oncology clinical research worldwide.”

Dr. Iglesias will attend the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL from June 1 to June 5. He would be pleased to liaise and network with investigators, organizations, and institutions interested in moving forward their Oncology clinical development projects. To set an appointment with Dr. Iglesias, please contact him at jiglesias@researchpoint.com, or at his mobile phone, +1 (416) 618-1729.

ResearchPoint Global, a WuXi AppTec group company, is a full-service CRO based in Austin, Texas with 20 offices and coverage in over 60 countries. RPG provides a full range of solutions from Phase I to Late Phase development. RPG’s current focus has been in providing full service or functional service support to the small to mid‐tier biopharmaceutical and medical device industry. For more information, please contact Eriel Fauser at efauser@researchpoint.com or visit www.researchpointglobal.com.

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