TUCKER,Altea Therapeutics is expanding its management team with three new hires.

Edda Gomez-Panzani is the director of clinical research and development as well as head of medical affairs. She worked formerly for Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals.

Frank Tagliafeeri is the director of pharmaceutical services, responsible for product formulation, analysis, immunology and animal biological studies. He worked most recently at NaPro Biotherapeutics.

Ross Durland is the director of product feasibility. He previously served as senior director of pre-clinical development at Valentis.

Altea has under development a daily insulin patch and skin patches for the controlled management of acute and chronic pain.

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