Processa Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: PCSA) is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focusing on developing the next generation of chemotherapeutic drugs to improve the efficacy and safety for patients suffering from cancer. The company today announced its appointment of industry veteran George Ng to serve as its chief executive officer and as a board director as of Aug. 8, 2023. Dr. David Young will focus his efforts on the development of the Next Generation Chemotherapy (“NGC”) drugs as president of research and development and as a board member. “We are thrilled to have George assume the leadership of our management team. His extensive managerial experience and proficiency in issues and opportunities afforded small-cap publicly traded biotech companies makes him an ideal fit for our company and will ensure that we continue executing our strategy and create value for our stockholders,” said Processa’s Chairman Justin Yorke. “Late last year, we changed our focus to concentrate on our Next Generation Chemotherapy drugs, with the intention of seeking partnering opportunities for our non-oncology assets. As part of that transition, we have been evaluating how to best position Processa for long-term success and determined now is the right time to transition to our next stage of corporate leadership. Given his oncology and drug development expertise, Dr. Young has decided moving full-time to drug development will allow him to focus on advancing the development of our Next Generation Chemotherapy drugs to subsequent FDA approval.”
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About Processa Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Processa is a clinical stage pharmaceutical company focused on developing the Next Generation Chemotherapy drugs to improve the safety and efficacy of cancer treatment. By combining Processa’s novel oncology pipeline with proven cancer-killing active molecules and the Processa Regulatory Science Approach as well as experience in defining Optimal Dosage Regimens for FDA approvals, Processa not only will be providing better therapy options to cancer patients but will also increase the probability of FDA approval for its Next Generation Chemotherapy drugs. Processa’s NGC drugs are modifications of existing FDA-approved oncology drugs resulting in an alteration of the metabolism and/or distribution of drugs while maintaining the existing mechanisms of killing the cancer cells. Its approach to drug development is based on more than 30 years of drug development expertise to efficiently design and conduct clinical trials that demonstrate a positive benefit/risk relationship. Using its proven Regulatory Science Approach, Processa has experience defining the Optimal Dosage Regimen using the principles of the FDA’s Project Optimus Oncology initiative. The advantages of Processa’s Next Generation Chemotherapy drugs are expected to include fewer patients experiencing side effects that lead to dose discontinuation; more significant cancer response; and a greater number of patients who will benefit from each Next Generation Chemotherapy drug. Currently in its pipeline are three Next Generation Chemotherapy drugs: Next Generation Capecitabine (“PCS6422” and capecitabine to treat metastatic colorectal, gastrointestinal, breast, pancreatic, and other cancers), Next Generation Gemcitabine (“PCS3117” to treat pancreatic, lung, ovarian, breast, and other cancers), and Next Generation Irinotecan (“PCS11T” to treat lung, colorectal, gastrointestinal, pancreatic, and other cancers). For more information, visit the company’s website at www.ProcessaPharma.com.
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