CHESTERBROOK, PA — Trevena, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRVN), a biopharmaceutical company, announced that Mark Corrigan, M.D. has recently been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective July 18, 2023.
“We are pleased to welcome Mark to Trevena’s Board of Directors,” said Carrie Bourdow, Trevena’s President and CEO. “Mark has over 30 years of experience in the life sciences industry and broad neuroscience expertise. He will be an invaluable member of the Board and guide to the management team as we continue to execute on our corporate strategy and advance our novel S1P receptor modulator, TRV045, for the potential treatment of epilepsy and chronic pain.”
“This is a very exciting time for Trevena, a company with the proven ability to take a novel product from initial discovery through development, approval and launch,” said Dr. Corrigan. “Trevena has an innovative pipeline of wholly-owned CNS assets, and I am particularly excited about the many near-term milestones, including data readouts from the two proof-of-concept studies for TRV045.”
Dr. Corrigan is a highly successful pharmaceutical executive with more than 30 years of industry experience. Dr. Corrigan has served as Chief Executive Officer of Tremeau Pharmaceuticals, a pharmaceutical company that Dr. Corrigan co-founded, since January 2023. Dr. Corrigan has also served on the Board of Directors of Tremeau since April 2017. Prior to his appointment as CEO of Tremeau, Dr. Corrigan served as Chief Executive Officer of Correvio Pharma Corp, a specialty pharmaceutical company, and prior to that as President of Research & Development of Tremeau. Dr. Corrigan serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Elios Therapeutics and as a member of the Board of Directors of Nabriva Therapeutics and Wave Life Sciences. In addition, Dr. Corrigan is currently a visiting professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA.
Dr. Corrigan previously served on the Board of Directors of Cubist Pharmaceuticals, a hospital acute care-focused company, prior to its approximately $9.5 billion acquisition by Merck. He also served as a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee of Avanir Pharmaceuticals, a CNS-focused company, prior to its approximately $3.5 billion acquisition by Otsuka Pharmaceutical. Dr. Corrigan holds a B.A. and M.D. from the University of Virginia and received specialty training in psychiatry at Maine Medical Center and Cornell University.