Parexel Appoints Gwyn Bebb, BM, BCh., Ph.D., to Lead Oncology Clinical Development
DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 19, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Parexel, one of the world’s largest clinical research organizations (CROs) providing the full range of Phase I to IV clinical development services, today announced the appointment of Gwyn Bebb, BM, BCh., Ph.D., as Senior Vice President and Global Therapeutic Area Head – Oncology. In this role Dr. Bebb will lead the research and development of new cancer treatments for biopharmaceutical customers worldwide.
“The complexities of oncology require agile, multifaceted teams to push the boundaries of drug development and deliver groundbreaking treatment options for patients with cancer,” said Amy McKee, M.D., Chief Medical Officer and Head, Oncology Center of Excellence. “Dr. Bebb’s depth of expertise in oncology drug development and proven experience in leading cross-functional teams in academia position him as an expert resource for customers and a natural leader for our global oncologist team.”
“There is tremendous unmet medical need for patients with cancer representing an important priority for our customers and Parexel,” added Peyton Howell, Chief Operating and Growth Officer. “We’re pleased to continue expanding our expertise and leadership in this important therapeutic area and others — reinforcing our unwavering commitment to patients.”
A fluent Welsh speaker, Dr. Bebb earned his undergraduate degree in Natural Science from the University of Cambridge, England; his medical degree from the University of Oxford, England; and a Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular Pathology from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
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