Management Tracks: Ionis promotes co-founder to CSO; Syros adds Celgene vet Alles to board; plus Encoded, Cygnal, Harvard Medical School, Immunitas and more
Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:IONS) said co-founder C. Frank Bennett will become CSO, with Eric Swayze succeeding him as SVP of research. Bennett will remain the antisense oligonucleotide company’s franchise leader for neurology drug discovery. Swayze has led the neuroscience drug discovery group since 2012.
Transcriptional control company Syros Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SYRS) announced Friday it appointed former Celgene Corp. Chairman and CEO Mark Alles to its board. The news caps a week that saw