Ambrx

Fosun Pharma, HOPU Investments, CEL Healthcare Fund, WuXi PharmaTech to acquire Ambrx

Friday, May 22, 2015

A consortium—consisting of entities affiliated with Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group, HOPU InvestmentsChina Everbright’s Healthcare Fund and WuXi PharmaTech—has signed a merger agreement to acquire Ambrx. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2015, subject to receipt of certain regulatory approvals and satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

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Ambrx names Peter Kiener chief scientific officer

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Ambrx, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, has appointed Peter Kiener, Ph.D., chief scientific officer. Kiener has experience in the development of next-generation biologic therapeutics, including multi-specific, antibody based biologics, while president, chief executive officer and cofounder of Zyngenia.

Kiener led Zyngenia through its early stages of development, including validating the technology platform, identifying and advancing lead programs and securing Series A funding. Previously, Kiener was the executive vice president and global head of biologics R&D at MedImmune, AstraZeneca‘s biologics arm. He built protein and antibody engineering capabilities and oversaw the submission of multiple INDs and NDAs. Over the previous 18 years, Kiener held multiple positions at Bristol-Myers Squibb, 10 of which were spent working on biological therapeutics.

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Ambrx appoints Macartney as CEO

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Ambrx, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company using an expanded genetic code to create best-in-class biotherapeutics, has appointed Lawson Macartney, Ph.D., DVM, as president and CEO of the company and a member of the board of directors.

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