BOSTON, Jun 15, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boston Life Sciences, Inc., (NASDAQ: BLSI), a development stage biotechnology company, today announced that its Chief Medical Officer, Marc Lanser, MD, will leave the Company effective June 11, 2005, to assume the role of president and CEO of FluoroPharma, Inc., a diagnostic discovery company. Dr. Lanser will join BLSI's Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) and become a scientific consultant to the Company.
"We appreciate the many contributions that Marc has made since founding BLSI in 1992," stated Peter G. Savas, the Company's Chief Executive Officer. "We are pleased Marc will join our SAB and continue to share his in-depth knowledge of our programs as well as his research and medical community relationships."
"It has been a privilege to work with Peter, the BLSI board of directors and the talented and dedicated people of BLSI," said Dr. Lanser. "As the Company continues its efforts to develop innovative approaches to address urgent medical needs for CNS disease, I am looking forward to my continuing involvement as a scientific advisor."
Boston Life Sciences, Inc. (BLSI) is a biotechnology company primarily focused in the research and clinical development of biopharmaceutical products for the diagnosis and treatment of central nervous system, or CNS, diseases.
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