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Hans Schikan new Chair at InteRNA and Asceneuron

Hans Schikan is former Chief Executive Officer of Prosensa, a biopharmaceutical company focusing on novel RNA modulating treatments for rare diseases like Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Prosensa was listed on NASDAQ (RNA) since June 2013. The company was acquired by BioMarin early 2015 for up to USD 840 million. Before joining Prosensa, Hans worked at Genzyme, including as Vice President for Global Marketing and Strategic Development of Genzyme’s product portfolio for rare genetic diseases. Prior to Genzyme, he worked at Organon, both at corporate level and in country operations which included assignments in Asia and Europe.

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F-star Deepens Scientific Leadership with CSO Hire

F-star, a biopharmaceutical company developing novel bispecific antibodies with a focus on immuno-oncology, has appointed of Dr Neil Brewis as Chief Scientific Officer.

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Kuros Biosurgery Closes Round at CHF 20m

Kuros Biosurgery AG, a biotechnology company developing novel biomaterials and bioactive-biomaterial combination products and focused in therapeutic areas covering sealants and orthobiologics, today announces that it has raised an additional CHF 5 million in a fully subscribed second closing of its financing round. The CHF 5 million was raised from a group of non-disclosed new and existing investors and brings the total raised in the round to CHF 20 million.

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Women Executives: Stepping Up to the C-suite and Board (Event Schedule)

Event Date: 
Thursday, December 3, 2015 from 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EST)
Event Location: 
Biogen, Bio-9 Building, 300 Binney Street Cambridge, MA 02142 – View Map

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Board Succession Requires Refreshing Plan

Author: Karl Simpson, Liftstream

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