This excerpt taken from the TPTX DEF 14A filed Apr 23, 2007.
Michael F. Murphy, M.D., Ph.D. has been our Senior Vice President of Discovery and Development and Chief Medical Officer since October 2006. Dr. Murphy joined TPTX, Inc., our subsidiary, in
February 2004 as Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. Before joining TPTX, Dr. Murphy was Chief Medical and Scientific Officer for Ingenix Pharmaceutical Services, a health information technology company and a division of UHG, and he also served as liaison with other UHG business units in matters of clinical trial design, regulatory activities and other programs of research. Prior to its acquisition by UHG, Dr. Murphy was Vice President of Scientific Affairs at Worldwide Clinical Trials, a contract research organization, from 1996 to 1999. He also served as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Clinical Research at Cephalon, Inc., and Vice President, Scientific and Professional Affairs, Neuroscience-Strategic Business Unit, at Hoechst-Roussel Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Murphy received his M.D. from Tulane University Medical School. He completed his fellowship training at Stanford University and the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and he is a fellow of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He also holds a Ph.D. in pharmacology from Tulane University. He is a visiting faculty member within the Center for Experimental Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, and lecturer for Research Fellows within the Clinical Investigator Training Program.