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James Mond joins Absynth Biologics as chief medical officer

Will lead plans to develop vaccines and antibodies to tackle bacterial infections including MRSA

Absynth Biologics, the UK-based developer of vaccines and antibodies for bacterial infections, has appointed Dr James Mond as chief medical officer.

Dr Mond's previous experience in the vaccination industry includes working as a consultant to Virion Systems, where he oversaw development of a vaccine technology that was later licensed to GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).

Most recently, Dr Mond was executive vice president and chief scientific officer of Biosynexus, a biopharma company whose main focus was on developing a monoclonal antibody to prevent staphylococcal infections in children with a low birth weight.

At Absynth, Dr Mond will direct strategy and manage activities related to the company's vaccine and antibody programme to target staphylococcus aureus (S. Aureus), a bacteria whose strains include the antibiotic resistant infection MRSA.

“I am delighted to have someone of James' experience join Absynth at a time when we are reaching important milestones in our S. Aureus programmes and expect to see significant developments in building our R&D pipeline during the next few years,” said Fiona Marston, chief executive of Absynth.

29th May 2012

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