Aileron Therapeutics Appoints Kathryn Gregory as Chief Business Officer
“We are excited to expand our leadership team to include
Ms. Gregory commented, “I am enthusiastic about the prospects for our lead drug candidate, ALRN-6924, and the broad applicability of Aileron’s stabilized cell-permeating peptide platform. Our ability to target intracellular protein-protein interactions and address previously undruggable targets is a capability that I believe many potential partners will find very attractive. I will be looking to capitalize on these capabilities for the benefit of patients and Aileron.”
Ms. Gregory has over 25 years of executive leadership experience in both startup and mid-sized biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. She has extensive experience in international business development, including corporate strategy, negotiation, mergers and acquisitions, alliance management and operational experience in marketing, strategic sourcing and procurement.
Most recently, Ms. Gregory was President of
ALRN-6924 is currently being evaluated in multiple clinical trials for the treatment of solid and hematological cancers, including MDM2-amplified cancers, as well as acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). For information about Aileron’s clinical trials, please visit www.clinicaltrials.gov.
Aileron is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company advancing a proprietary platform of cell-permeating alpha-helical peptides that address the most important intracellular targets in oncology and other therapeutic areas. The stabilized helical structure of our peptides allows the design of cell-permeating therapeutic agents with large molecular surfaces for optimal target binding properties, resulting in unique drugs like ALRN-6924. Our current focus is to improve the standard of care for patients with solid tumors and hematological malignancies by developing safe and effective therapies that leverage our proprietary peptide platform. For more information, visit www.aileronrx.com, and for more information about our clinical trials please visit www.clinicaltrials.gov.
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