Publication date: 08/03/2019
Celyad (Euronext Brussels and Paris, and Nasdaq: CYAD), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of CAR-T cell therapies, today announced the appointment of Anne Moore, PhD, to the position of Vice President Corporate Strategy. Dr. Moore will be responsible for leading corporate strategy including communications and will be a key member of the business development team. Dr. Moore will be based in Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium and will report to Filippo Petti, Chief Financial Officer.
"We are extremely excited to welcome Anne to our team,” commented Mr. Petti. "Her scientific and financial background, coupled with her broad experience in the industry will bring valuable strategic insight to help guide Celyad’s future success and growth."
Celyad is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of specialized CAR-T cell-based therapies. Celyad utilizes its expertise in cell engineering to target cancer. Celyad’s CAR-T cell platform has the potential to treat a broad range of solid and hematologic tumors. Its lead oncology candidate, CYAD-01 (CAR-T NKG2D), is currently being evaluated in a Phase I dose escalation clinical trial to assess the safety and clinical activity of multiple administrations of autologous CYAD-01 cells in seven refractory cancers including five solid tumors (colorectal, ovarian, bladder, triple-negative breast and pancreatic cancers) and two hematological tumors (acute myeloid leukemia and multiple myeloma). The safety and clinical activity of the CYAD-01 therapy concurrently administered with standard-of-care treatments or preconditioning chemotherapy is also being assessed in a full clinical development program focused on acute myeloid leukemia and colorectal cancer. Celyad was founded in 2007 and is based in Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium, and New York, NY. Celyad’s ordinary shares are listed on the Euronext Brussels and Euronext Paris exchanges, and its American Depository Shares are listed on the Nasdaq Global Market, all under the ticker symbol CYAD.
For more information about Celyad, please visit: www.celyad.com