RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC (RTP) – March 22, 2017 – Dignify Therapeutics, LLC, a leading developer of therapies for bladder and bowel dysfunction, announced that Michael Camilleri, M.D. has joined Dignify’s scientific advisory board. Dr. Camilleri is currently Professor of Medicine and Physiology at the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine in Rochester, Minn. and also serves as a consultant in gastroenterology and hepatology. Dr. Camilleri is a past president of the American Gastroenterological Association.
Dr. Camilleri’s research is focused on improving patient care through the development and clinical testing of novel medications and medical technologies for the treatment of gastrointestinal motility disorders. Dr. Camilleri is particularly interested in diabetic gastroparesis, obesity, irritable bowel syndrome and chronic constipation, bile acid diarrhea as well as, the factors that determine people’s appetites.
“We are very proud to have Dr. Camilleri join Dignify. We look forward to his guidance and expertise as we focus on advancing our technology for the treatment of bowel voiding disorders, including incontinence and constipation,” said Dr. Karl Thor, Chief Scientific Officer of Dignify Therapeutics. “Dignify is developing novel treatments that will allow patients to regain control of bowel voiding and eliminate many of the associated financial, physical, and social burdens of bowel dysfunction.”
About Dignify Therapeutics LLC
Founded by a team of serial entrepreneurs who are internationally-recognized scientists and clinicians, Dignify Therapeutics’ mission is to provide safe, effective, practical and convenient, “on-demand” pharmaceutical agents to treat bladder and bowel voiding dysfunctions. The Company has been funded by RA Capital Management, Eshelman Ventures, the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, NIDDK, NINDS, NICHD, NIA and the One NC Small Business Program. Dignify, a member of the Blackstone Entrepreneur Network, is located at the First Flight Venture Center in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
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