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Adheron Therapeutics Names New Senior Leadership
Date:9/11/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Adheron Therapeutics, a biotechnology company that is focused on leveraging pioneering technology that disrupts cell adhesion to treat a variety of diseases, has announced the appointments of Robert Baltera as executive chairman of the board and Hari Kumar as chief executive officer, effective immediately.

Baltera and Kumar served most recently as senior officers of Amira Pharmaceuticals, which was acquired by Bristol Myers Squibb for $325M upfront and $150M in milestones. At Adheron Therapeutics - previously known as Synovex Corporation – Baltera and Kumar's focus will be developing the company's novel Cadherin-11 technology for various therapeutic indications.

"I am very excited about my new role at Adheron Therapeutics. I am deeply impressed by the innovative technology that we are developing and I look forward to advancing it to the next level," said Kumar.

The company's therapeutic program is based on pioneering work completed in the laboratory of Michael Brenner, MD, at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Prof. Brenner discovered that the protein Cadherin-11 (Cad-11) acts as an "adhesive" between cells, and that changes in Cad-11 interactions can induce cells to produce proteins that influence the cellular environment positively or adversely. Further research by Dr. Brenner confirmed that Cad-11 acts as a key mediator of joint destruction in rheumatoid arthritis, and is also an important contributor to pulmonary and skin fibrosis pathology. 

Baltera added: "Cadherin-11 is a very promising technology, which I am confident will be applied in various areas of high unmet medical need. I am pleased to lead Adheron and I am confident we will see exciting results."

Based on Dr. Brenner's research, Adheron Therapeutics has developed an
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