Dr. Prokocimer has served as our chief medical officer since July 2007. From 2003 to 2007, he served as a vice president, clinical research at Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development, L.L.C. From 2001 to 2003, Dr. Prokocimer served as vice president, clinical research at Maxim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, and from 1994 to 2001, he served as vice president of anti-infectives clinical research at Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company. From 1987 to 1994, Dr. Prokocimer served as medical director for Abbott Laboratories, a health care company. Dr. Prokocimer is board certified in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine from Centre Hospitalier-Universitaire Bichat-Beaujon. He holds an M.D. from the School of Medicine (Centre Hospitalier-Universitaire Pitie-Salpetriere) in Paris, France and undertook his post-doctoral research fellowship in adrenergic pharmacology at Stanford University from 1984 to 1986.