Magenta Therapeutics Appoints Jan Pinkas as Senior Vice President, Head of Translational Sciences and Announces Transition of Chief Scientific Officer
“We have made tremendous progress at Magenta, with two clinical programs in multiple trials and with our targeted antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) for patient preparation advancing toward the clinic,” said
“Magenta is uniquely positioned as the only company taking a comprehensive approach to unlocking the power of stem cell transplant medicine,” said Dr. Pinkas. “I am very excited to be part of the team that is building and expanding upon this foundational and innovative work to bring potentially transformative therapies to patients.”
Dr. Pinkas is a seasoned scientist with deep expertise in leading drug development programs, specifically ADCs. Prior to joining Magenta, he was Head of
“As Magenta has evolved into a clinical-stage company with a robust pipeline of preclinical assets, Mike has made tremendous contributions. He has built a world-class research organization and advanced our pipeline. Mike and I agreed that now, with a well-established Magenta research platform that is generating strong conditioning ADCs, validated targets, and discovery biology, it is the right time for Mike to explore other opportunities. We wish him well in his new adventure and will always be grateful for his scientific contributions,” added Dr. Gardner.
“I am very proud of Magenta’s rapid progress since our launch three years ago, and I am particularly proud of the cutting-edge scientific work that has come from our platform,” said Dr. Cooke. “I am confident that the scientific groundwork we have laid will help ensure that Magenta achieves its vision to transform the lives of many patients.”
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