SENTÉ Appoints Virginia L. Vega, PhD As Vice President Research & Development and Physician Education
SAN DIEGO, June 23, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – SENTÉ, a privately held specialty aesthetics company pioneering the development of differentiated medical grade skincare products based on the science of glycosaminoglycans, today announced the appointment of Virginia L. Vega, Ph.D. as Vice President Research & Development and Physician Education.
“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Vega to the SENTÉ team”, said Laurent Combredet, President and Chief Executive Officer of SENTÉ. “Dr. Vega brings tremendous scientific expertise and credentials to our company during this exciting next phase of growth. Her track record of developing innovative and market disrupting skincare technologies is second to none”.
Dr. Vega brings to SENTÉ over 20 years in molecular and cellular biology and physiology research experience in both academia and the skin care industry. Most recently, Dr. Vega was Research Investigator, Director Skin Biology Laboratories and Scientific Communications for SkinMedica, an Allergan company, where she led all aspects of product conceptualization and development as well as external collaborations with skin care and anti-aging experts. Dr. Vega also played a critical role scientifically positioning new products with physicians and media outlets. Previous to SkinMedica, Dr. Vega was Assistant Adjunct Professor at the University of California San Diego Medical School. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Vega holds a Ph.D., Cellular and Molecular Biology from the University of Concepcion, Chile.
“I am excited and honored to have the opportunity to lead SENTÉ’s research & development and physician education team” said Virginia Vega, Vice President Research & Development and Physician Education. “SENTÉ’s proprietary technology brings the new millennium approach to the old anti-aging dilemma. I am looking forward to further developing this technology and ultimately producing a physician skin care line like no other”.
SENTÉ is a privately held specialty aesthetics company leveraging its expertise and foundation in biotechnology to deliver novel, science-based skin care products. SENTÉ is a recognized leader in the development of innovative and targeted medical skincare products based on glycosaminoglycans. Founded in 2007 and based in San Diego, California, further information may be found at http://sentelabs.com/. SENTÉ products are available through its exclusive network of physicians and medically supervised spas.
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