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Research Triangle Park, NC (May 1, 2000) Lineberry Research Associates, a contract research organization (CRO) and consulting firm in Research Triangle Park, NC, has named Mark Cierpial, Ph.D. as Vice President, Clinical Operations and Regulatory Affairs.
Most recently, Dr. Cierpial has held the position of Executive Director for the Clinical Research & Regulatory Affairs Division at Lineberry Research Associates, where he facilitated the Division's clinical research activities. "Dr. Cierpial has been an integral part of our organization. He has provided unique insight and experience which has contributed significantly to the growth and development of Lineberry Research Associates", said Dr. Charles G. Lineberry, President. "This appointment is in recognition of Dr. Cierpial's exceptional leadership capabilities and proven scientific expertise. We are looking forward to his continued contributions and success."
Prior to joining Lineberry Research Associates, Dr. Cierpial was a senior clinical research scientist with Glaxo Wellcome, Inc. He received his doctorate in Psychobiology from the University of Virginia in 1987.
Lineberry Research Associates provides complete development capabilities, from IND application to NDA approval and post-marketing. In addition to managing clinical trials, Lineberry offers pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients high level strategic consulting services and expertise in scientific and medical writing.