Navigation Links
Cylene Pharmaceuticals Appoints Kenna Anderes, Ph.D. as Vice President of Cancer Biology
Date:1/28/2008

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Cylene Pharmaceuticals has appointed Dr. Kenna Anderes to its management team. Dr. Anderes, who brings 17 years of life sciences research experience with a focus on cancer biology research, will serve as Vice President of Cancer Biology. With Cylene's most advanced compound, quarfloxin (CX-3543), now in Phase II development, Dr. Anderes will be leading Cylene's biology and pre-clinical research teams to advance other targeted small molecule oncology compounds into the clinic during 2008.

"I am excited about the opportunity to advance more of Cylene's novel drug candidates into the clinic," said Dr. Anderes. "These compounds are orally available and have the potential to become effective and convenient therapeutics for cancers that currently lack effective, patient-friendly treatments."

Dr. Anderes joined Cylene from Pfizer, Inc., where she had led large project teams in oncology and cancer biology research over the past twelve years. Prior to her tenure at Pfizer, Dr. Anderes held several group leader and senior scientist positions at major biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, such as Warner Lambert and Agouron.

"Dr. Anderes has the ideal background and experience to accelerate and expand our product pipeline," said Dr. William G. Rice, Cylene's President and Chief Executive Officer. "Her expertise in cancer biomarkers and imaging, as well as her leadership experience in pharmaceutical research, will enable her to make meaningful contributions to our management team."

Dr. Anderes earned a Ph.D. in pharmacology from the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, and she performed a postdoctoral research fellowship in pharmacology at the University of California San Diego.

About Cylene Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Cylene Pharmaceuticals is a private company dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of targeted small-molecule drugs to treat life-threatening cancers. Using its proprietary Ribosomal RNA Biogenesis Inhibition Technology (RABIT(TM)) to design molecules that combat drug-resistant forms of cancer, Cylene has created multiple product candidates in different stages of development. Cylene's most advanced cancer agent, quarfloxin (CX-3543), is a ribosomal RNA Biogenesis Inhibitor (RBI) in Phase II clinical development in patients having chronic lymphocytic leukemia and in late-stage Phase I development in patients having solid tumors. More information can be found at http://www.cylenepharma.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Cylene Pharmaceuticals
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Onyx Pharmaceuticals to Present at Wachovia Healthcare Conference
2. Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of Phase 1 Clinical Trial of Second Generation Niacin Receptor Agonist Under Its Collaboration With Merck & Co., Inc.
3. Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - Notice of Conference Call and Webcast
4. VIA Pharmaceuticals Names Rebecca Taub Senior Vice President of Research and Development
5. Anadys Pharmaceuticals to Present at the JPMorgan Healthcare Conference
6. Cerimon Pharmaceuticals Names Matthew J. Meyer its General Counsel and Vice President of Business Development and Licensing
7. QuatRx Pharmaceuticals to Present at 26th Annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference
8. Rib-X Pharmaceuticals Initiates Two Phase 2 Studies for Novel Antibiotic Compound RX-1741
9. Intercept Pharmaceuticals Names Dr. Luciano Adorini Chief Scientific Officer
10. Onyx Pharmaceuticals to Present at JPMorgan Healthcare Conference
11. Strativa Pharmaceuticals, the Proprietary Products Division of Par Pharmaceutical, Provides an Update on Development Status of Pafuramidine and Other in-Licensed Products
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - FACIT ... Ontario biotechnology company, Propellon Therapeutics ... development and commercialization of a portfolio of first-in-class ... Epigenetic targets such as WDR5 represent an exciting ... significantly in precision medicine for cancer patients. Substantial ...
(Date:6/23/2016)...  The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is pleased to announce 24 ... for prostate cancer. Members of the Class of 2016 were selected from a ... Read More About the Class of 2016 PCF Young Investigators ... ... ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2016 , ... STACS DNA ... Technical Leader at the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory, has joined STACS DNA as a ... STACS DNA team,” said Jocelyn Tremblay, President and COO of STACS DNA. “In further ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- Andrew D Zelenetz , ... Published recently in Oncology & ... Andrew D Zelenetz , discusses the fact ... placing an increasing burden on healthcare systems worldwide, ... the patents on many biologics expiring, interest in ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:6/1/2016)... NEW YORK , June 1, 2016 ... Biometric Technology in Election Administration and Criminal Identification to ... According to a recently released TechSci Research report, " ... Sector, By Region, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011 - ... $ 24.8 billion by 2021, on account of growing ...
(Date:5/16/2016)... May 16, 2016   EyeLock LLC , a ... the opening of an IoT Center of Excellence in ... expand the development of embedded iris biometric applications. ... of convenience and security with unmatched biometric accuracy, making ... aside from DNA. EyeLock,s platform uses video technology to ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... 2016  Neurotechnology, a provider of high-precision biometric ... Biometric Identification System (ABIS) , a complete system ... ABIS can process multiple complex biometric transactions with ... fingerprint, face or iris biometrics. It leverages the ... MegaMatcher Accelerator , which have been used ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):