Marinus (NASDAQ: MRNS) Names Michael R. Dougherty to Board, Prepares to Initiate Phase 2 Studies of Ganaxolone

Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRNS), on February 1, 2017, named Michael R. Dougherty to its board. A biopharmaceutical company, Marinus is preparing to initiate phase 2 studies of ganaxolone, a drug which treats seizures and anxiety in patients suffering from epilepsy and neuropsychiatric disorders.

Dougherty has more than 30 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry. Most recently, he served as executive chairman of Celator Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Earlier, he served as CEO and a board member of Kalidex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dougherty also served in various capacities during his 10-year tenure with Adolor Corporation, including as president and CEO, a board member, COO, CFO and senior VP of commercial. Earlier still, he was at Genomics Collaborative, Inc., where he held the positions of…


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