OXFORD, England and SAN JOSE, California, January 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Oxford BioTherapeutics, an international biotechnology company developing antibody-drug conjugates for cancer, today announced the appointment of Thomas C Reynolds MD, PhD to its Board of Directors. Dr Reynolds has over 20 years' development experience gained in the biotechnology industry, most recently as Chief Medical Officer at Seattle Genetics.
"I am delighted to welcome Tom at this transformative time for Oxford BioTherapeutics, as the company completes its transition into a fully-fledged oncology product development business," said Bryan Morton, Chairman of Oxford BioTherapeutics. "Dr Reynolds' experience in the oncology field will prove invaluable as we progress our pipeline into the clinic, and in particular his expertise in bringing antibody-drug conjugates to market having led the development and approval of ADCETRIS at Seattle Genetics."
Commenting on his appointment, Thomas C Reynolds MD, PhD, said, "I am highly impressed with Oxford BioTherapeutics' cancer targeting technology, which has continued to mature since my tenure at Seattle Genetics. I am delighted to be able to contribute to the development of the company's exciting antibody-based oncology products."
About Thomas C Reynolds MD, PhD
Dr Reynolds has held a number of senior development roles during his career of over 20 years in the biotechnology industry. Most recently he was Chief Medical Officer at Seattle Genetics, where he had direct oversight of the development and approval of the company's antibody-drug conjugate, ADCETRIS. Prior to this, he was Vice President for Medical Affairs at Zymogenetics, having held the role of Senior Medical Director. Previously, he held a number of senior roles at Targeted Genetics Corporation, culminating in the position of Vice President, Clinical A
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