EyePoint Pharmaceuticals Appoints Karen Zaderej to Board of Directors

WATERTOWN, Mass., July 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EyePoint Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:EYPT ), a pharmaceutical company committed to developing and commercializing therapeutics to improve the lives of patients with serious eye disorders, today announced the appointment of Karen Zaderej to its Board of Directors. Ms. Zaderej is currently the President, Chief Executive Officer and Chair of the Board at AxoGen, Inc. and brings more than 35 years of biopharmaceutical and medical device experience to the role. "We are thrilled to welcome Ms. Zaderej to our Board of Directors," said Nancy Lurker, Chief Executive Officer at EyePoint Pharmaceuticals. "Karen's passion for discovering innovative solutions in medicine, coupled with her track record of successful drug and medical device development and commercial leadership make her a compelling addition to the Board. We look forward to her valuable insight as we continue to advance the clinical development of our lead pipeline asset, EYP-1901, for multiple ophthalmic indications and our commercial products, based on our proprietary and proven Durasert® technology for sustained intraocular drug delivery." "We are excited to welcome Ms. Zaderej to our Board of Directors and leverage her strategic life science and commercial experience to deliver new treatment options for people living with serious eye disorders," said Dr. Göran Ando, M.D., Chair of the Board of EyePoint Pharmaceuticals. "Karen brings a deep level of industry knowledge to this role informed by her tremendous leadership experience in biotech, and we are confident that her appointment will help drive EyePoint's goal of becoming the leader in innovative ocular drug delivery technology." Ms. Zaderej currently serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chair of the Board at AxoGen. Earlier in her career, she held positions of increasing responsibility at AxoGen, including Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of ... Full story available on Benzinga.com