05 Jun Bio-Me strengthens their team with the hire of a Chief Clinical Officer
Oslo, Norway June 5, 2020 – Bio-Me, Norway’s leading developer of microbiome profile testing, today announced that Runar Vige has taken on the role of Chief Clinical Officer. Runar brings more than 20 years of broad interdisciplinary experience working with companies like Pfizer, Pronova BioPharma, and BASF. He has an extensive product development background, including clinical development of pharmaceuticals and Medical Food products. More recently as a business developer and commercial manager, Runar has worked to develop and manage partnerships for the distribution of Medical Food products in Europe and in the United States.
Morten Isaksen, CEO of Bio-Me said “Runar is a welcome addition to Bio-Me’s staff. His extensive experience in Pharma and Medical Food products fits extremely well with the direction Bio-Me is going with the microbiome market. Runar will oversee Bio-Me’s clinical involvements and work closely with academic and industry partners to increase and expand Bio-Me’s knowledge base and bring Bio-Me’s technology towards clinical use.”
Runar holds an MSc in physical activity and health/exercise physiology from the Norwegian School of Sports Sciences and earned an MBA from BI Norwegian Business School.
Bio-Me, headquartered in Oslo Norway, has developed a microbiome profiling platform (PMP™), transforming what is possible in precision medicine and personalized nutrition. Bio-Me’s first product is a proprietary novel gut microbiome analysis platform developed in collaboration with Thermo Fisher Scientific. The PMP™ platform is based on a targeted approach to microbiome profiling and designed to deliver a test able to meet the tough requirements for clinical diagnostic applications.