ANTWERP, Belgium, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
genae, a leading Contract Research Organization (CRO) and services provider for the medical device industries, today announced that Catalina Trana, MD, has been appointed Chief Medical Officer. In this role, Dr. Trana will be responsible for all clinical, safety and risk management related to genae's research services.
"I am delighted to welcome Catalina, whose extensive clinical and research expertise will be of great benefit to the many aspects of our services offering," said Bart Segers, Chairman and CEO of genae. "We believe that her experience as an interventional cardiologist provides her with a unique opportunity to view our services with an unsurpassed balance of clinical insight, business acumen and regulatory and safety compliance.
Dr. Trana holds the position of Cardiology Specialist at the Interventional Cardiology Department of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV) in Lausanne, Switzerland. She was a fellow at the Cardiovascular Center Aalst, OLVZ, Aalst, Belgium and worked and trained at the Interventional Cardiology Department and Cardiovascular Surgical Department of the Cardiovascular Center in Iasi, Romania; and at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. Her scientific and research work is illustrated by peer-reviewed publications and presentations during international congresses and symposia.
genae is a full service CRO and an innovative services provider for the medical industries and aims at improving health and quality of life by innovating and accelerating high quality research. The group is ISO 9001 certified for Clinical Trial Management, Core Laboratory Services and Additional Services for the Medical Industries.
genae associates nv is a privately held company with principal offices in Antwerp, Belgium.
genae Americas Inc. is a privately held company with principal offices in Cleveland, OH.