Le Lézard
Classified in: Ebola virus, Health, Science and technology
Subject: PER

Adam Hacker, PhD Joins Autolus as Senior Vice President for Regulatory Affairs and Quality



LONDON, Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Autolus Therapeutics plc (NASDAQ: AUTL), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing next-generation programmed T cell therapies, today announced the appointment of Adam Hacker, PhD to the newly created position of senior vice president for Regulatory Affairs and Quality.

(PRNewsfoto/Autolus Therapeutics plc)

Dr. Christian Itin, Autolus' chairman and chief executive officer, commented: "Adam joins us at an exciting point in our growth cycle as we advance our clinical product candidates and transition additional programs to clinical stage. His proven track record of successfully navigating complex programs through global regulatory processes has him well prepared to help us drive our innovative, programmed T cell therapies to market."

Dr. Hacker joins Autolus after a decade at Janssen Pharmaceuticals, where he most recently served as vice president, Head of Vaccines and Scientific Innovation Projects, Global Regulatory Affairs. In this role, Dr. Hacker was responsible for leading regulatory activities across all scientific innovation projects, including collaborating with and overseeing efforts related to the Company's work on the Microbiome, Disease Interception, Regenerative Medicines & Advanced Therapeutics, and Clinical Trial Innovation/Digital Technology, among others. During his tenure at Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Dr. Hacker also oversaw all regulatory aspects of the Company's Ebola vaccine and therapeutic product development, as well as leading hematology and oncology therapeutic areas and regulatory and medical affairs functions for the Europe Middle East Africa (EMEA). Dr. Hacker honed his expertise in regulatory affairs in prior positions, including Head of Oncology, Immunology and Cardiovascular Therapeutic areas at Biogen Idec Ltd. and as Regulatory Advisor and Regulatory Project Manager at GE Healthcare and GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, respectively.

He earned a PhD in developmental molecular biology from the National Institute of Medical Research, London and holds an undergraduate degree from Oxford University.

About Autolus Therapeutics plc
Autolus is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing next-generation, programmed T cell therapies for the treatment of cancer. Using a broad suite of proprietary and modular T cell programming technologies, the company is engineering precisely targeted, controlled and highly active T cell therapies that are designed to better recognize cancer cells, break down their defense mechanisms and eliminate these cells. Autolus has a pipeline of product candidates in development for the treatment of hematological malignancies and solid tumors. For more information, go to: https://www.autolus.com

Forward-Looking Statement
This press release contains certain forward-looking statements regarding Autolus Therapeutics' research and development programs. These statements are based on management's current views and assumptions and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, performance or events to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such statements. A more complete description of risks that could cause actual events to differ from the outcomes predicted by Autolus Therapeutics' forward-looking statements is set forth under the caption "Risk Factors" in the Company's registration statement on Form F-1 and other reports it files with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time, and you should consider each of those factors when evaluating the forward-looking statements. Autolus Therapeutics undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Investor Contact:  

International Media Contact: 

U.S. Media Contact:

S.A. Noonan Communications, LLC

JW Communications      

Rx Communications Group, LLC

Susan A. Noonan    

Julia Wilson        

Paula Schwartz

+1-212-966-3650   

+44 (0)7818 430877

+ 1-917-322-2216

susan@sanoonan.com 

juliawilsonuk@gmail.com 

pschwartz@rxir.com

 

SOURCE Autolus Therapeutics plc


These press releases may also interest you

14 nov 2018
The proliferation of online medical information has affected the frequency and nature of patient/physician interactions, according to the findings of a survey released today by the Merck Manuals, one of the world's most widely-used medical resources...

13 nov 2018
The "Mixed Mode Chromatography Resin Market Analysis Report By Technique (Ion exchange - Hydrophobic, Hydroxyapatite), By End Use (Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology), And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's...

12 nov 2018
100 Connected Car Companies to Watch  Analysis of Leading Suppliers & OEMs Involved in Tethered, Integrated & Embedded Solutions, In-Vehicle Technologies (IN-V), Telematics, Infotainment, Diagnostics, Connectivity, Safety, Navigation, UBI, Security...

12 nov 2018
SKF is investing SEK 200 million in upgrading and modernizing its logistics and bearing remanufacturing centres in St Cyr, France. The logistics centre investment improves customer service levels and lead-times by bringing component storage from all...

9 nov 2018
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that an emergency use authorization (EUA) has been issued for a rapid, single-use test for the detection of Ebola virus (Zaire ebolavirus). This is the second Ebola rapid antigen fingerstick test...

9 nov 2018
Soligenix, Inc. (Soligenix or the Company), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products to treat rare diseases where there is an unmet medical need, announced today its recent accomplishments and...




News published on 17 october 2018 at 08:30 and distributed by: