Premier Research names new senior medical director
4 August 2020 -

Premier Research, a clinical research company, has named Cassandra Matney, MD as its new senior medical director, it was reported on Monday.

Matney has experience in both solid and haemato-oncology tumours. Her therapeutic work in haematology and oncology includes prostate cancer, acute myeloid leukaemia, multiple myeloma, myeloproliferative neoplasms, myelodysplastic syndromes, B-cell malignancies, urothelial/bladder cancer, gastric/gastroesophageal cancer, and graft versus host disease.

Most recently, Matney managed medical affairs positions at Astellas Pharmaceuticals Global Development Inc, Janssen Oncology (a pharmaceutical company of Johnson & Johnson), and Incyte Corporation. She has also served as CRO and has site experience working at both Covance and academic centre Meharry Medical College, respectively.

Matney holds a medical degree at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara and New York Medical College, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Illinois State University. She is certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates.