Biogen

Biogen appoints Anabella Villalobos SVP, Biotherapeutic & Medicinal Sciences

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Biogen announced the appointment of Anabella Villalobos, Ph.D., as senior vice president, Biotherapeutic & Medicinal Sciences (BTMS). Dr. Villalobos will lead Biogen’s BTMS organization in the delivery of high-quality, differentiated molecules to the clinic. She will report to Michael Ehlers, M.D., Ph.D., executive vice president, Head of Research and Development.

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Adimab announces platform transfer with Lilly

Friday, July 21, 2017

Adimab, a global leader in the discovery and optimization of fully human monoclonal and bispecific antibodies, has entered into an agreement with Eli Lilly to transfer the Adimab Platform to Lilly for the discovery and optimization of antibody-based drugs in all therapeutic areas. This technology transfer expands an ongoing collaboration between the two companies that was initiated in 2010, which has yielded several undisclosed therapeutic candidates for Lilly.

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Mandel-Brehm to join Polaris Partners

Friday, May 12, 2017

Polaris Partners, a venture capital investor in technology and healthcare, announced that Josh Mandel-Brehm will join the firm as an entrepreneur-in-residence. Mandel-Brehm previously held various positions of increasing responsibility at Biogen in both business development and strategy.

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GenSight Biologics appoints Mohamed Genead as chief medical officer

Thursday, May 4, 2017

GenSight Biologics, a biopharma company that discovers and develops innovative gene therapies for neurodegenerative retinal diseases and diseases of the central nervous system, announced it has appointed Mohamed Genead, M.D., as chief medical officer. Dr. Genead brings more than 15 years of experience to the role, including his most recent role as vice president & global therapeutic area head for Ophthalmology/Retina Gene Therapy at Biogen.

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Biogen appoints Anirvan Ghosh SVP, Research and Early Development

Friday, March 17, 2017

Biogen appointed Anirvan Ghosh, Ph.D., as senior vice president, Research and Early Development (RED). Dr. Ghosh will lead Biogen’s RED organization in the discovery and development of drug candidates from idea through proof of concept. He will report to Michael Ehlers, M.D., Ph.D., executive vice president, Head of Research and Development. Dr. Ghosh will begin his service at Biogen in April.

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