RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pappas Ventures, a life science venture capital firm, announced today that Scott Weiner, who joined the firm in 2006, has been promoted to Partner.
"We are pleased to recognize Scott's many contributions to the development and success of our firm," said Art Pappas, Managing Partner at Pappas Ventures. "His knowledge of the life sciences industry and broad transaction experience is valued immensely both by my Pappas colleagues and by our many portfolio companies."
Among the many Pappas Ventures portfolio companies with which Mr. Weiner has been involved, he played a key role in the firm's successful investments in TESARO, Achillion Pharmaceuticals and Athersys. He currently serves as a director for Gentis and Milestone Pharmaceuticals, and as an observer for IlluminOss Medical, Liquidia Technologies and Thrasos Therapeutics.