Dr. Sakul brings more than 20 years of healthcare experience to the team at Progentec. He currently serves as the Vice President and Head of Diagnostics at Pfizer and has worked for the company in various senior capacities for nearly 19 years. Dr. Sakul also currently serves on the Board of the Personalized Medicine Coalition and is a member of California Governor Gavin Newsom's Precision Medicine Advisory Council. Dr. Sakul will look to use his regulatory, policy, and diagnostic experience to help guide the executive team at Progentec as well as improve health outcomes for people with autoimmune diseases.
"Lupus is a difficult disease to diagnose and a lab-based testing is sorely needed to confirm its diagnosis," said Dr. Sakul. "I am delighted to join Progentec's Board in this important phase of the company's diagnostics development journey."