Oncorus, Inc., a biotechnology company developing a next-generation immunotherapy platform of oncolytic viruses for the treatment of several tumor types including highly malignant and aggressive cancers such as glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), today announced the appointment of Christophe Quéva, Ph.D., as Chief Scientific Officer and Senior Vice President, Research. The company also announced the addition of Eric M. Sullivan as Senior Vice President, Finance & Operations and Treasurer, and Michael Paglia as Vice President, Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls.
Oncorus Inc., based in Cambridge, Mass., is developing a viral glioblastoma vaccine that also produces a protein that breaks down the defenses surrounding the tumor. This enables the virus and immune cells to penetrate farther into the tumor.
This week’s “2017 NEVYs Nominee Spotlight” is on Oncorus, a nominee for Hottest Early Stage Startup — Therapeutics. Today we’ll delve into why their work is so impactful to this region, and patients everywhere.