June 28, 2017 3:49 AM ET

Biotechnology

Company Overview of Vedantra Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Company Overview

Vedantra Pharmaceuticals, Inc. develops nanotechnology based vaccines for infectious diseases and cancers. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Building 1400 West

One Kendall Square

Suite 14303

Cambridge, MA 02139

United States

Founded in 2011

Phone:

617-945-2077

Fax:

617-945-2096

Key Executives for Vedantra Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Executive Chairman
Age: 61
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Vedantra Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Key Developments

Vedantra Pharmaceuticals Announces Joint Research Collaboration with Neon Therapeutics to Develop Cancer Vaccines

Vedantra Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced a joint collaboration to explore cancer vaccine research with Neon Therapeutics. The two companies will contribute their respective expertise non-exclusively to explore the potential benefits of combining Vedantra’s cutting edge albumin-binding, lymph node targeting amphiphile technology with Neon’s innovative capabilities in neoantigen vaccine research. The objective of the joint research collaboration is to continue development of therapeutic vaccines that raise immune responses against neoantigens that allow the body to naturally expand immune cells capable of destroying infected or cancerous cells without harming normal tissues.

Julian Adams Joins Vedantra Pharmaceuticals, Inc. as Executive Chairman

Vedantra Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the appointment of Julian Adams, Ph.D. as Executive Chairman. Dr. Adams, who recently stepped down as President of Research and Development at Infinity Pharmaceuticals, will oversee strategic and operational responsibilities, fund raising and drive R&D program development for the company. Dr. Adams has more than 30 years of experience in drug discovery and development with a strong focus on oncology. Dr. Adams previously served as President of Research and Development at Infinity Pharmaceuticals where he was responsible for the full spectrum of drug discovery, preclinical and clinical development, and regulatory affairs activities. Prior to joining Infinity, Dr. Adams was the Senior Vice President of Drug Discovery and Development at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, where he headed multiple global drug discovery programs, including the successful Velcade® (bortezomib) program for multiple myeloma. Dr. Adams also held senior positions in research and development at LeukoSite (acquired by Millennium) and at ProScript, as well as in Boehringer Ingelheim, where he was credited with the discovery of Viramune® (nevirapine) for HIV. Dr. Adams was recently named Chairman of the Board at Gamida Cell.

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