GAITHERSBURG, Md., Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zyngenia, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing the next generation of antibody-based drugs called Zybodies™, announced today that it has promoted David M. Hilbert, Ph.D., to Chief Scientific Officer and appointed Daniel L. Menichella as Chief Business Officer.
"Since our start in September 2009, Zyngenia has made tremendous progress in both developing novel multi-specific biological drugs and in validating our technology platform," said Zyngenia President and CEO Peter A. Kiener, D.Phil. "As we build on our discovery and development successes, we continue to build a world-class executive team. The promotion of David Hilbert reflects his outstanding leadership in guiding the R&D direction of our company as we create innovative multi-specific biological drugs that better treat the unmet medical need of patients. We are also very pleased to welcome Dan Menichella to the Zyngenia team. His depth of experience in business development and corporate strategy in the global biopharmaceutical industry will greatly enhance our ability to grow Zyngenia and the portfolio of drugs that our technology will provide."
Promotion of David M. Hilbert
Dr. Hilbert is a highly successful biotechnology entrepreneur and drug developer. He joined Zyngenia in October 2009 as Vice President, Research and Development and has been responsible for leading the R&D efforts in the development of multi-specific antibody-based therapeutics. From 2006 to 2009, Dr. Hilbert worked as a consultant with leading scientists, executives, and venture firms in assisting start-up biotechnology companies with t
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