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July 31, 2015 2:25 PM ET


Company Overview of Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Company Overview

Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a late-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of therapeutics in oncology. The company’s lead product candidate is entinostat, an epigenetic therapy for treatment-resistant cancers, such as breast cancer and lung cancer, as well as other indications comprising solid tumors and hematological malignancies. Its Entinostat is an oral histone deacetylase inhibitor that targets cancer cell growth and resistance pathways that limit the effectiveness and durability of cancer therapies. The company has a collaborative research and development agreement with the National Cancer Institute. Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded ...

400 Totten Pond Road

Suite 110

Waltham, MA 02451

United States

Founded in 2005

13 Employees





Key Executives for Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
President and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 44
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Age: 46
Age: 58
Co-Founder and Advisor
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Key Developments

Syndax Pharmaceuticals Announces Management Changes

Syndax Pharmaceuticals has named Briggs Morrison as CEO and a member of the board, and Michael Metzger as president and COO. Morrison joins Syndax from AstraZeneca, where he was chief medical officer. He replaces Arlene Morris in the CEO role, who left in May to pursue other endeavors, said a company spokeswoman. Metzger joins from Regado Biosciences, where he was president and CEO through the company's strategic merger with Tobira Therapeutics.

Briggs Morrison to Join Syndax Pharmaceuticals as Head of Global Late-Stage Drug Development

Outgoing Chief Medical Officer of AstraZeneca Briggs Morrison will join Syndax Pharmaceuticals. Morrison, who joined the pharmaceutical company in 2012, is also serving the company as head of global late-stage drug development.

Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Presents at JMP Securities Life Sciences Conference, Jun-23-2015 03:00 PM

Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Presents at JMP Securities Life Sciences Conference, Jun-23-2015 03:00 PM. Venue: The St. Regis New York, 2 East 55th Street, New York, NY 10022, United States.

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