Multidisciplinary board includes twelve (12) experts from the United States and Europe that will support the development of lead therapeutic candidate NBTXR3
PARIS and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NANOBIOTIX (Euronext: NANO – NASDAQ: NBTX – the “Company”), a late-clinical stage biotechnology company pioneering physics-based approaches to expand treatment possibilities for patients with cancer, today announced the appointment of twelve (12) global medical experts to a Scientific Advisory Board designed to support the Company regarding development of lead therapeutic candidate NBTXR3.
“Bringing a disruptive, potentially first-in-class therapeutic to patients around the world requires a deep, multidisciplinary understanding of the complex clinical research landscape along with the requirements of cutting-edge patient care in the real world,” said Leonard Farber, MD, Chief Clinical and Medical Affairs Officer at Nanobiotix and Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board. “As such, our scientific advisory board brings diverse, world class expertise across the fundamental disciplines responsible for decision-making in oncology. We are both grateful and honored that experts of this caliber have chosen to join us in our journey to make a difference for patients, and we are confident that their support will help ensure that NBTXR3 is well-positioned to serve patients in clinical trials as well as in real world practice.”
Members of the Nanobiotix Scientific Advisory Board:
Sylvie Bonvalot, MD, PhD, HDR; Surgical Oncologist
Head of Sarcoma Surgery at Institut Curie, Paris, France
Jared Marc Weiss, MD; Medical Oncologist
Professor, Medicine-Oncology at the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America (USA)
Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD, FACS; Surgical Oncologist
Director at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Hillman Professor of Oncology, Associate Vice Chancellor for Cancer Research and Professor of Otolaryngology, of Immunology and of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Nancy Y. Lee, MD, FASTRO; Radiation Oncologist
Vice Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology; Service Chief, Head & Neck Radiation Oncology; Service Chief, Proton Therapy at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
Silvia Chiara Formenti, MD, FASTRO; Radiation Oncologist
Chairman of Radiation Oncology at Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York, USA
Quynh-Thu Xuan Le, MD; Radiation Oncologist
Chair of the Stanford Radiation Oncology Department and Katharine Dexter McCormick & Stanley Memorial Professorship at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA
Christophe Le Tourneau, MD, PhD; Medical Oncologist
Head of the Department of Drug Development (D3i) at the Institut Curie and Professor of Medicine at Paris-Saclay University, Paris, France
Hisham Mehanna, PhD, BMedSc, MBChB, FRCS; Surgical Oncologist
Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor, Chair of Head and Neck Surgery, and Director of the Institute of Head and Neck Studies and Education at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Thierry De Baère, MD; Interventional Radiologist
Head of the Interventional Radiology Unit at Gustave Roussy Cancer Centre and University Paris-Saclay in Paris, France, and Head of Interventional Radiology at Gustave Roussy Cancer Center, Villejuif, France
Chiaojung Jillian Tsai, MD, PhD; Radiation Oncologist
Incoming Site Lead, Palliative Radiation Oncology Program, Radiation Medicine, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, Canada
Stéphane Champiat, MD, MS, PhD; Medical Oncologist
Head of the Inpatient Unit at the Drug Development Department of Gustave Roussy Cancer Campus, Paris, France
Jean Bourhis, MD, PhD; Radiation Oncologist
Professor, Chief of Radiation Oncology at the Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
For more information on the Nanobiotix Scientific Advisory Board, please click here.
Nanobiotix is a late-stage clinical biotechnology company pioneering disruptive, physics-based therapeutic approaches to revolutionize treatment outcomes for millions of patients; supported by people committed to making a difference for humanity. The company is leveraging its proprietary nanoparticle platform, including its lead product candidate, radiotherapy activated NBTXR3, to develop a pipeline of therapeutic options designed to enhance local and systemic control of solid tumors with an initial focus on the treatment of head and neck cancers.
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