Please login to the form below

Not currently logged in
Email:
Password:

Neon Therapeutics taps Dr Richard Gaynor for R&D leadership role

He recently retired from Lilly after more than 15 years with the firm

Neon Therapeutics Richard GaynorNeon Therapeutics has appointed Dr Richard Gaynor as president of research and development to succeed its interim chief scientific office Robert Tepper, who will continue to sit on the firm's board.

Dr Gaynor recently retired from Lilly's oncology division, where he was spent more than 15 years, most recently as senior vice president of global product development and medical affairs.

At Cambridge, US-based Neon he will be tasked with guiding the immuno-oncology company's research programmes, which are focused on developing neoantigen-based therapeutic vaccines and T cell therapies.

Hugh O'Dowd, chief executive officer of Neon Therapeutics said the company was privileged to have Dr Gaynor join its team.

“Richard brings an enormous depth of oncology experience, having overseen many innovative drugs through early research into clinical development and commercialisation. His knowledge and leadership reinforces Neon Therapeutics' leadership in neoantigen-based immuno-oncology treatments.”

Dr Gaynor began his career in academia before joining Lilly in 2002 to oversee both oncology drug discovery and early clinical development.

12th December 2016

From: Research

Share

Tags

Featured jobs

Subscribe to our email news alerts

PMHub

Add my company
CSafe Global

CSafe Global is the only global provider of a full line of cold chain solutions and is the world’s largest...

Latest intelligence

PM Society Digital Awards – the power of together
Our chief executive, Emma Statham, writes about the value of awards and the power of together....
Seduction_feature_image_thumb.jpg
Seduce anyone in four simple steps
You know the health of the global economy is dependent on our ability to seduce one another – don’t you? And you know that we need to be able to...
What Would Jeremy Do? : Assessing the impact of a Corbyn-led Labour government
GK Strategy are delighted to announce the launch our latest briefing paper entitled ‘What Would Jeremy Do? Assessing the impact of a Corbyn-led Labour government’....

Infographics