Neon Therapeutics Appoints Industry Veteran Robert Bazemore to its Board of Directors
Seasoned executive brings more than 20 years of biopharmaceutical industry experience
“Rob is an accomplished biopharmaceutical executive and we are delighted to welcome him to our Board of Directors,” said Hugh O’Dowd, President and Chief Executive Officer of Neon. “His success advancing novel therapeutics through discovery, clinical development and commercial launch will be invaluable as we work to propel our pipeline of personal and precision therapies through the clinic, with the ultimate goal of improving outcomes for patients who suffer from a wide range of cancers.”
“With its exciting, cutting-edge science, Neon has the potential to fundamentally alter the immunotherapy treatment landscape,” said Mr. Bazemore. “What drew me to Neon was the opportunity to work alongside this highly experienced and accomplished management team and Board of Directors, as well as the broad applicability of Neon’s novel platform. I look forward to helping the company advance its portfolio strategy and translate the promise of neoantigen-targeted therapies into important new medicines for patients.”
Mr. Bazemore has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of
Neon Therapeutics is a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company and a leader in the field of neoantigen-targeted therapies, dedicated to transforming the treatment of cancer by directing the immune system towards neoantigens. Neon is using its neoantigen platform to develop both vaccine and T cell therapies, including NEO-PV-01, a clinical stage neoantigen vaccine for the treatment of metastatic melanoma, non-small cell lung cancer, and bladder cancer; NEO-PTC-01, a neoantigen T cell therapy for the treatment of solid tumors; and NEO-SV-01, a neoantigen vaccine for the treatment of a subset of estrogen-receptor-positive breast cancer.
For more information, please visit www.neontherapeutics.com.
Will O’Connor, Stern Investor Relations
Source: Neon Therapeutics, Inc.