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Vice President Clinical Developme...

NPS Pharmaceuticals , Inc.
550 Hills Drive
Bedminster, New Jersey 07921
United States

Company Description: NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NPS) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of new treatment options for patients with gastrointestinal and endocrine...   more
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www.solvaypharmaceuticals-us.com, 10 Dec 2009 [cached]
Hjalmar Lagast, M.D., Named Vice President, Clinical Operations and Medical Affairs, and Deputy to the Chief Medical Officer for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. June 08, 2001 Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. introduces Hjalmar Lagast, M.D., as its new vice president of clinical operations and medical affairs and deputy to the chief medical officer.
Hjalmar Lagast, M.D., Named Vice President, Clinical Operations and Medical Affairs, and Deputy to the Chief Medical Officer for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
www.solvaypharmaceuticals-us.com, 8 June 2001 [cached]
Solvaypharmaceuticals-us.com > News Room > Hjalmar Lagast, M.D., Named Vice President, Clinical Operations and Medical Affairs, and Deputy to the Chief Medical Officer for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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Hjalmar Lagast, M.D., Named Vice President, Clinical Operations and Medical Affairs, and Deputy to the Chief Medical Officer for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Marietta, Ga., (June 8, 2001) - Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. introduces Hjalmar Lagast, M.D. as its new vice president of clinical pperations and medical affairs and deputy to the chief medical office.  Lagast will be responsible for oversight of the Cardiovascular Department, Clinical Information Management Department and the Clinical Services Department. In his role as Deputy, he will represent the company's Chief Medical Officer in a number of his present duties.
In 1985, Lagast joined the Solvay Group of companies as the Head of the Medical Department for Solvay S.A. in Brussels, Belgium. Lagast then worked for Solvay Pharma, Inc. in Canada, prior to joining Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in 1997 as Director, Medical Affairs.
Lagast earned his Diploma of Doctor in Medicine, Surgery and Childbirth, from the Universite Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). He later specialized in Internal Medicine and earned a Special License in Occupational Medicine from ULB as well.
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www.cannabismd.com, 1 Jan 1984 [cached]
Such problems appeared in only "a small portion of the patients in our clinical trials," says Dr. Hjalmar Lagast, a vice president for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, which makes Marinol.He notes that the drug comes in three strengths, allowing doctors to pick the right dose.
Marijuana Policy Project: United States
www.mpp.org, 28 July 2002 [cached]
Such problems appeared in only "a small portion of the patients in our clinical trials," says Dr. Hjalmar Lagast, a vice president for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, which makes Marinol.He notes that the drug comes in three strengths, allowing doctors to pick the right dose.By the early '90s, at the height of the U.S. AIDS epidemic, many patients so preferred marijuana to Marinol that they would use the street drug regardless of legality or safety.Abrams and a few others began pushing the government to permit new studies of marijuana to find out what these patients were doing to themselves.
Officials again resisted, and some researchers became convinced the government would never allow evidence of pot's possible benefits to emerge.
Is Pot Good For You? :: St. Louis Raver :: Dedicated To The Positive Side Of The Rave Scene
www.stlouisraver.com, 20 Feb 2002 [cached]
Such problems appeared in only "a small portion of the patients in our clinical trials," says Dr. Hjalmar Lagast, a vice president for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, which makes Marinol.He notes that the drug comes in three strengths, allowing doctors to pick the right dose.By the early '90s, at the height of the U.S. AIDS epidemic, many patients so preferred marijuana to Marinol that they would use the street drug regardless of legality or safety.
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