SAINT LAURENT, Quebec, Aug. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IntelGenx Technologies Corp. (TSX V:IGX)(OTCQB:IGXT) (the "Company" or "IntelGenx") today announced the appointments of Srinivas (Srini) G. Rao, M.D., Ph.D. and Frank Stegert to its Board of Directors. The appointments of the two new directors were made pursuant to the previously disclosed purchaser rights agreement by and between the Company and ATAI Life Sciences AG. With the appointments, the size of the Company’s Board of Directors increased from six to eight.
Srinivas Rao has served as atai’s Chief Scientific Officer since April 2019 and Frank Stegert has served as atai’s Vice President, Investment Management and Operations since January 2021, having also served as a part-time consultant for atai prior to joining full-time. Dr. Rao has been assigned to the Compensation Committee of the Board and Mr. Stegert has been assigned to the Corporate Governance and Nominations Committee of the Board.
Each new director will serve until the 2022 annual meeting of the Corporation’s stockholders and until his successor is duly elected and qualified.
IntelGenx is a leading drug delivery company focused on the development and manufacturing of pharmaceutical films.
IntelGenx’s superior film technologies, including VersaFilm®, DisinteQ™, VetaFilm™ and transdermal VevaDerm™, allow for next generation pharmaceutical products that address unmet medical needs. IntelGenx’s innovative product pipeline offers significant benefits to patients and physicians for many therapeutic conditions.
IntelGenx's highly skilled team provides comprehensive pharmaceuticals services to pharmaceutical partners, including R&D, analytical method development, clinical monitoring, IP and regulatory services. IntelGenx's state-of-the-art manufacturing facility offers full service by providing lab-scale to pilot- and commercial-scale production. For more information, visit www.intelgenx.com.
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Source: IntelGenx Technologies Corp.
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