Novocell CEO Moves to Nonprofit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

11/26/08

The New York-based Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation has named San Diego-based Novocell CEO Alan Lewis as its new chief executive. Lewis plans to step down from Novocell, a stem cell company developing a treatment for Type 1 diabetes, on Jan. 1. Lewis told The San Diego Union-Tribune Novocell is in a good financial shape to continue its move into clinical trials.

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