Brian Marckx, CFA
Long/short equity

Medgenics Looking To Exploit Orphan Drug Market With Its Novel Biopump Protein Therapy Technology


Medgenics, Inc. (NYSEMKT:MDGN) was founded in January 2000 in Israel, and remains a development-stage company with research focused on bringing a novel therapeutic protein platform technology to market. Research and development is done primarily from a Misgav, Israel facility, while the principal office is located in Wayne, PA.

The company is led by a highly experienced management team and board of directors. This includes chairman of the Board, Sol Barer, the founder and former chairman of Celgene. In September 2013, the company brought on new executive management with highly impressive and relevant backgrounds, including a new CEO, CFO and global head of R&D, with a specific goal of accelerating development of the Biopump technology. Michael Cola, the

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