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aTyr Pharma, a San Diego-based biotherapeutics company, has appointed Sanuj Ravindran as Chief Business Officer. In this role, Ravindran will lead the firm’s corporate development and strategy efforts, including the planning and execution of strategic growth initiatives.
Symic, a clinical-stage biotherapeutics company in San Francisco, has appointed Rinko Ghosh as President and Chief Business Officer. ” Ghosh is joining the Symic team at a pivotal time for the company, as we focus on achieving key clinical milestones and translating our novel platform candidates into therapeutic product opportunities, serving areas of high unmet medical need,” noted Symic CEO Ken Horne.
Clarus Ventures, a life sciences investment firm, has appointed Kiran Reddy and Robert DeBenedetto to Venture Partner, and Lazar Dimitrov to Associate. Based in the firm’s Cambridge, Mass. office, Reddy will focus on both new company formation and risk-sharing partnerships with pharmaceutical companies. DeBenedetto and Dimitrov will be based in Clarus’ South San Francisco, Calif. office.
Blueprint Medicines, a company discovering and developing highly selective investigational kinase medicines for patients with genomically defined diseases, has appointed Kathryn (Kate) Haviland as Chief Business Officer, who will be responsible for the firm’s corporate strategy, business development, corporate communications and investor relations functions.