James S. Burns, EntreMed President & CEO commented, "I am very pleased to welcome Ken to EntreMed's leadership team. Ken joins EntreMed with a strong oncology research and development background in large pharmaceutical and biotech companies, experience that will be instrumental in leading EntreMed into its next phase of development."
Mr. Burns continued, "Ken has a solid track record in identifying and developing oncology compounds. As Senior Vice President of Research and Development, Ken will play a critical role in leading the development of our ongoing research programs, prioritizing the existing portfolio, and identifying new compounds for our pipeline in order to select the best programs based on the strength of the data and their prospective competitive position."
EntreMed, Inc. is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing
therapeutic candidates primarily for the treatment of cancer and
inflammation. Panzem(R) NCD (2-methoxyestradiol or 2ME2) is currently in
multiple Phase 2 clinical trials for cancer. MKC-1, an oral cell-cycle
regulator, is in multiple Phase 1 and 2 studies for cancer. ENMD-1198, a
novel tubulin-binding agent, is in Phase 1 studies in advanced cancers.
Panzem(R) is also in preclinical development for rheumatoid arthritis, and
ENMD-2076, a dual-acting Aurora-angiogenesis inhibitor, is in preclinical
development for cancer. EntreMed's goal is to develop and commercialize new
compounds based on the Company's
|SOURCE EntreMed, Inc.|
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