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May 06, 2015 11:56 PM ET

Biotechnology

Company Overview of Visterra, Inc.

Company Overview

Visterra, Inc. operates as a biotechnology company. It uses its atomic interaction network analysis to identify disease targets and design therapeutics. The company focuses on therapeutics for infectious diseases and its antibody product candidate, VIS410, a human monoclonal antibody for the prevention and treatment of seasonal and pandemic influenza. It also develops dengue antibody programs; and has a drug development program for an antibody to treat four strains of dengue virus. In addition, it focuses on research programs for infectious and non-infectious diseases; and other collaborative programs. Visterra, Inc. was formerly known as Parasol Therapeutics, Inc. and changed its name to Vi...

One Kendall Square

Suite B3301

Cambridge, MA 02139

United States

Founded in 2007

Phone:

617-498-1070

Fax:

617-498-1073

Key Executives for Visterra, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Age: 55
Founder and Director
Age: 49
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 53
Chief Medical Officer
Vice President of Legal
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Visterra, Inc. Key Developments

Visterra Announces Additions to its Management Team and Board of Directors

Visterra, Inc. announced two key additions to the company's executive management team and board of directors. José M. Trevejo, MD, PhD, has been appointed Vice President of Development and Akshay Vaishnaw, MD, PhD, of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has been elected to the company's board of directors. In his role as Vice President of Development, Dr. Trevejo will oversee all preclinical and clinical development, as well as regulatory affairs for the company. This includes advancing clinical programs for product candidates from Visterra's pipeline of novel monoclonal antibodies that target infectious diseases, including advancing VIS410 for seasonal and pandemic influenza into phase 2 clinical studies and progressing VIS513 for dengue fever into the clinic. Prior to joining Visterra, Dr. Trevejo served as Medical Director at Genentech, Inc. Dr. Vaishnaw is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc., which he joined in 2006.

Visterra, Inc. Presents at The JPMorgan 32nd Annual Healthcare Conference, Jan-16-2014 10:00 AM

Visterra, Inc. Presents at The JPMorgan 32nd Annual Healthcare Conference, Jan-16-2014 10:00 AM. Venue: Westin St. Francis Hotel, 335 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States. Speakers: Brian J. G. Pereira, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director.

Visterra Inc. Acquires Exclusive Patent License for Monoclonal Antibodies Against Dengue Virus from Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Visterra Inc. announced that it has secured an exclusive patent license from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to a family of early-stage monoclonal antibodies that target dengue virus. These antibodies were developed by MIT in the laboratory of Dr. Ram Sasisekharan, a founder of Visterra, using novel protein engineering approaches. Visterra will apply its proprietary network analysis technology to develop a human monoclonal antibody product candidate capable of broadly neutralizing all four dengue virus serotypes.

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