Genocea Appoints Girish Aakalu, Ph.D., Chief Business Officer
“With his track record of success and strategic acumen, Girsh is a great addition to the Genocea leadership team,” said
Dr. Aakalu brings a broad skillset to Genocea, spanning business development, corporate and R&D strategy, product portfolio management, commercial planning, and alliance management, following positions at the
Genocea's mission is to help conquer cancer by designing and delivering targeted cancer vaccines and immunotherapies. While traditional immunotherapy discovery methods have largely used predictive methods to propose T cell targets, or antigens, Genocea has developed ATLAS™, its proprietary technology platform, to identify clinically relevant antigens of T cells based on actual human immune responses. Genocea is currently studying the safety, immunogenicity, and efficacy of its lead neoantigen cancer vaccine, GEN-009, in a Phase 1/2a clinical trial. For more information, please visit www.genocea.com.
Genocea Forward-Looking Statement
This press release includes forward-looking statements, including statements relating to Genocea’s pre-clinical and clinical programs as well as plans to partner its ATLAS technology platform, within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such statements. Genocea cautions that these forward-looking statements are subject to numerous assumptions, risks and uncertainties that change over time. Applicable risks and uncertainties include those identified under the heading "Risk Factors" included in Genocea's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended
Source: Genocea Biosciences, Inc.