Alcyone Therapeutics Strengthens Executive Team with New Senior Leadership Appointments – WABI

Posted: October 26, 2021 at 5:29 pm

Published: Oct. 25, 2021 at 7:00 AM EDT

LOWELL, Mass., Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcyone Therapeutics ("Alcyone"), a biotechnology company developing precision therapies for neurological disorders with high unmet medical needs, today announced four key appointments to its executive leadership team, bringing significant expertise in neuroscience and genetic medicines development. Alcyone Therapeutics appointed Ottavio Vitolo, M.D., M.M.Sc., Chief Medical Officer and Global Head of R&D; Ravi Mehrotra, Ph.D., Chief Financial Officer and Head of Strategy; Susan D'Costa, Ph.D., Executive Vice President & Global Head of Technology; and Rachel Salzman, D.V.M., Executive Vice President of Portfolio, External Affairs & Development.

"I am thrilled to welcome Ottavio, Ravi, Susan and Rachel to Alcyone's executive management team. They are all accomplished leaders who bring diverse and vast expertise in the development of novel treatments for neurological disorders, in particular precision genetic therapies. They also all share the mission to build Alcyone into a premier organization that will bring transformative medicines to patients in need of better treatment options," said PJ Anand, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Alcyone Therapeutics. "They will be integral to building our future as a leader in the development of central nervous system (CNS) therapies through a uniquely integrated, multi-disciplinary approach, as we leverage our FalconTM precision dosing technology and our multiple genetic therapy platforms."

About Alcyone TherapeuticsAlcyone Therapeutics is a biotechnology company developing precision therapies for neurological disorders with high unmet medical needs. The company integrates innovation in neuroscience, precision dosing platforms and in-house manufacturing capabilities to deliver transformative therapies to patients. Alcyone leverages the synergy between FalconTM, the company's proprietary intrathecal precising dosing platform that incorporates deep knowledge of CSF fluid dynamics, computational modeling and bioengineering, and multiple novel genetic therapy platforms developed at the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital (AWRI). This comprehensive approach allows for the optimization of central nervous system (CNS) dosing and delivery to better target the pathophysiology and anatomy specific to various neurological disease areas. Alcyone's lead programs target the treatment of Rett syndrome and IGHMBP2-Related Diseases (IRD). For more information, visit https://alcyonetx.com/, and follow Alcyone on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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