Business Wire

Vivet Therapeutics Appoints Eduardo Bravo as New Chairman of the Board

Del

Vivet Therapeutics, a biotechnology company developing novel gene therapies for rare, inherited metabolic diseases today announced the appointment of Eduardo Bravo as Chairman of its Board of Directors. Eduardo Bravo takes over from Dr. Florent Gros who served as Chairman since the creation of Vivet Therapeutics.

With more than twenty-five years’ experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, Eduardo Bravo has a strong track record in leading international biotech and pharmaceutical organizations. As CEO of TiGenix since May 2011, he successfully developed the company through several financing rounds, led its IPO on NASDAQ, and secured EMA approval of its lead asset. Prior to joining TiGenix’s predecessor, Cellerix, in 2005, he held several senior management positions at Sanofi-Aventis and SmithKline Beecham. Mr. Bravo holds a degree in Business Administration and an MBA (INSEAD). He is President of the EBE (European Biopharmaceutical Enterprises) Board of Directors and member of the Executive Committee of ARM (Alliance for Regenerative Medicine).

Commenting on his appointment, Eduardo Bravo stated, “I am very excited to join Vivet, a very promising biotech company committed to making a significant difference for patients with rare metabolic diseases. Vivet’s world-class team combined with outstanding science in gene therapy will help make innovative treatments available to patients and change the treatment paradigm for those diseases.”

Dr. Jean-Philippe Combal, CEO of Vivet and Dr. Florent Gros, former Chairman of the Board added: “We are pleased that Eduardo Bravo is joining us. His solid experience in the pharmaceutical industry and biotechnology with successful programs and partnerships will be instrumental in guiding Vivet’s strategy in the gene therapy field.”

Dr. Jean-Philippe Combal concluded that “with the appointment of Eduardo to our Board of Directors, I am very confident that we have a Board with the experience and skills set to help accelerate the growth and development of Vivet as we continue to advance our gene therapy programs.”

For more information, visit www.vivet-therapeutics.com.

About Vivet Therapeutics: Vivet Therapeutics is a gene therapy biotech company with headquarters in Paris, France, dedicated to the research, development and future commercialization of gene therapy products for inherited liver disorders with high medical need. VTX-801, Vivet’s lead gene therapy program, targets Wilson’s Disease and the company also has four additional gene therapy programs under preclinical development. In addition, Vivet is working on new technologies to address key challenges of AAV-based gene therapy products related to sustainable expression in young patients and immunomodulation for potential retreatment.

Contact information

Vivet Therapeutics
Thomas Daniel, +33 6 68 88 38 60
Business Development Director
info@vivet-therapeutics.com

Om Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire
24 Martin Lane
EC4R 0DR London

+44 20 7626 1982http://www.businesswire.co.uk

(c) 2018 Business Wire, Inc., All rights reserved.

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.

Følg saker fra Business Wire

Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Business Wire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.

Siste saker fra Business Wire

Bank of America Reports Fourth-Quarter 2018 Financial Results16.1.2019 11:45Pressemelding

Bank of America reported its fourth-quarter 2018 financial results today. The news release, supplemental filing and investor presentation can be accessed in the following ways: This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190116005355/en/ Bank of America newsroom at https://newsroom.bankofamerica.com Bank of America Investor Relations website at http://investor.bankofamerica.com Business Wire’s news webpage at http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/home/news Investor Conference Call information Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan and Chief Financial Officer Paul Donofrio will discuss the financial results in a conference call at 8 a.m. ET today. For a listen-only connection to the conference call, dial 1.877.200.4456 (U.S.) or 1.785.424.1732 (international). The conference ID is 79795. Please dial in 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. Investors can also listen to a live audio webcast of the conference call and

Eurosport Signs an Exclusive Multi-Year Partnership Deal with Outbrain, Which Includes Outbrain’s Smartfeed and Video Technology16.1.2019 11:00Pressemelding

Outbrain, the world’s leading native advertising platform, announced today it has signed a pan-regional deal with Eurosport, the number one destination for sports fans. The agreement spans 13 markets globally, including the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Asia, and Australia, and will be powered by Outbrain’s innovative Smartfeed technology. Smartfeed provides a content discovery feed that allows publishers to customise the user experience, improving both engagement and revenue. It is designed for a range of content from promoted articles to editorial pieces to videos, and functions across all devices including desktop, mobile, and apps. Eurosport will also utilise Outbrain’s Amplify platform to promote their own videos. Earlier this year, Outbrain released Focus, a click-to-watch video experience built for engagement and performance, and tailored for high quality and long form video content. Focus consistently results in higher click-through and completion rates, which makes it ide

Knopp Biosciences Expands Research Collaboration with Cincinnati Children’s to Characterize Effect of Dexpramipexole in Inflammatory Diseases16.1.2019 11:00Pressemelding

Knopp Biosciences LLC, a privately held drug discovery and development company focused on delivering breakthrough treatments for inflammatory and neurological diseases with a high unmet need, today announced the expansion of its research collaboration with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center to further elucidate the eosinophil-depleting mechanism of action of Knopp’s lead investigational drug, dexpramipexole. Eosinophils are white-blood cells that play a central role in several debilitating conditions, including asthma, hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES), and other inflammatory diseases. Dexpramipexole has been shown to selectively reduce eosinophil levels in multiple clinical trials, including a Phase 2 study in HES and a Phase 2 trial in chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps. Knopp is advancing dexpramipexole into Phase 2 development in severe asthma and Phase 3 development in HES. The research at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is being led by Patricia C. Fu

NexPlayer Supporting Low Latency HLS & DASH Streaming on Android, iOS, Smart TVs, STBs, PCs, and Macs16.1.2019 09:52Pressemelding

As part of their mission to provide the most advanced feature set, NexPlayer has added low latency functionality to its media players. NexPlayer allows you to enable low latency streaming with HLS and DASH on all devices, solving the latency problem and improving the OTT viewing experience. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190116005301/en/ Latency is a serious issue for streaming services, as live playback with HLS and DASH typically falls 30 seconds to a minute behind the live event. With linear TV only 6 seconds behind, OTT viewers find out what happens via social media or text before seeing it firsthand. Now with the support of NexPlayer, media organizations can achieve sub-6 second latency on Android, iOS, Smart TVs, STBs, PCs, and Macs. In the past, the only ways to achieve low latency were through proprietary end-to-end protocols or by foregoing ABR support. Both methods have considerable drawbacks. Propr

Temenos Revolutionises its Banking Software, with the Launch of Two New Cloud-Native, Cloud-Agnostic Products – Temenos Infinity & Temenos T24 Transact to Accelerate Cloud Adoption16.1.2019 08:43Pressemelding

Temenos (SIX: TEMN) the banking software company, today marked a major milestone with the launch of two new products. Temenos Infinity – a breakthrough digital front office product and Temenos T24 Transact – the next generation in core banking. These new products combine the most complete banking functionality in the market, leveraging 25 years of functionality from 3,000 banks in over 150 countries with the most advanced cloud-native, cloud-agnostic, API first technology and design-led thinking. Through APIs, both products can be implemented independently or integrated. Clients will be able to roll-out new applications in hours utilising advanced continuous deployment tools and methodologies. The conversion from Temenos’ existing Digital Front Office and T24 Core Banking products are automatic and upgrades for existing clients to the new cloud-native, cloud-agnostic Temenos products are available from April 2019. All Temenos SaaS products run on the new Temenos platform. Temenos Infin

Urban Airship Acquires Accengage, Extending Its Worldwide Leadership with Unmatched Presence Across Europe16.1.2019 08:30Pressemelding

Digital customer engagement company Urban Airship today announced that it has acquired Accengage, continental Europe’s largest provider of mobile CRM and push notifications. Together Urban Airship and Accengage now form the world’s largest mobile customer engagement company, with rapidly growing solutions for apps, websites, SMS, email, mobile wallets and other channels. Customers from each company will quickly benefit from access to new technology and expanded engineering resources, as well as support from Europe’s largest team of digital customer engagement experts. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190116005215/en/ Urban Airship customers include 25 percent of the Fortune 100 with companies such as Adidas, ASOS, BBC, Caesars Entertainment, Jet Airways, Shop Direct, Vodafone and Zeit Online. Accengage adds hundreds more global brands including Air France-KLM, Lidl, Mediaset España, OUI.sncf, Orange, Sephora Eu