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Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Announces the Addition of Michael Porter to its Board of Directors
Date:1/25/2011

a Ph.D. in Business Economics from Harvard University. He is a member of the Princeton University Board of Trustees and the author of 18 books and over 125 articles.

“I welcome the opportunity to work with Merrimack’s Board and employees to usher in a new era of precision in diagnosis and treatment,” said Professor Porter. “The need to transform the value of healthcare is of critical importance in every corner of the globe.”

Professor Porter joins Board members Gary Crocker, Board Chairman and President of Crocker Ventures, James Dresser, former Chief Administrative Officer at the Boston Consulting Group, Gordon Fehr, former Chairman and President of Pfizer Canada, Robert Gay, PhD, Managing Director, Co-founder, and the Chief Executive Officer of Huntsman Gay Global Capital, Walter Lovenberg, PhD, President of Lovenberg Associates and former Chief of the Section of Biochemical Pharmacology at the National Institutes of Health, Sarah Nash, former Vice Chairman of JPMorgan Chase & Co,’s Investment Bank, Anthony Sinskey, PhD, co-Founder of Merrimack and Professor of Microbiology in the Biology Department at MIT and Robert Mulroy, President and CEO of Merrimack Pharmaceuticals.

About MerrimackMerrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery and development of novel medicines for the treatment of cancer. The Company is advancing a robust pipeline of engineered therapeutics paired with molecular diagnostics. In addition to several pre-clinical and research stage programs, Merrimack has three oncology candidates in clinical development: MM-121 in Phase 2 clinical testing in partnership with sanofiaventis, MM-111 in Phase 1/2 clinical testing, and MM-398, in Phase 2 clinical testing in partnership with PharmaEngine, Inc. MM-121, MM-111, and MM-398 are investigational drugs and have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or any international regulatory
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