Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRWD) today announced that Michael Hall, MB. BCh., has joined the company as senior vice president of clinical development. Dr. Hall will lead Ironwood’s clinical research, clinical development, clinical operations, biostatistics and pharmacovigilance teams. In this role, he will oversee clinical trials investigating additional appropriate populations for linaclotide, as well as Ironwood’s pipeline of early development candidates.
About Ironwood PharmaceuticalsIronwood Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: IRWD) is committed to the art and science of making medicines, from discovery through commercialization. We’re focused on three goals: transforming knowledge into medicines that make a difference for patients, creating value that will inspire the continued support of our fellow shareholders, and building a team that passionately pursues excellence. Our first product, linaclotide, is approved in the United States and Europe. Our pipeline priorities include exploring further opportunities for linaclotide, leveraging our deep expertise in functional gastrointestinal disorders, and advancing programs in other areas such as allergic conditions, cardiovascular disease, central nervous system disorders and other conditions defined by patient symptoms. Ironwood was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Mass. Connect with us at www.ironwoodpharma.com or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ironwoodpharma to learn more about Ironwood. Information that may be important to investors will be routinely posted in both these locations.