Principia Biopharma Appoints Shawn Tomasello to Its Board of Directors
“We are very excited to have Shawn join our Board as she brings an extensive track record in developing and commercializing pharmaceutical products,” said
With more than 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, Ms. Tomasello has substantial commercial and strategic experience. From 2015 to 2018, Ms. Tomasello was chief commercial officer at leading immuno-oncology cell therapy company Kite Pharma, which was acquired by
Ms. Tomasello previously was president of the
Principia is a late-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to bringing transformative oral therapies to patients with significant unmet medical needs in immunology and oncology. Principia’s proprietary Tailored Covalency® platform enables the company to design and develop reversible and irreversible covalent, small molecule inhibitors with potencies and selectivities that have the potential to rival those of injectable biologics yet maintain the convenience of a pill. PRN1008, a reversible covalent BTK inhibitor, is being evaluated in a Phase 3 clinical trial in patients with pemphigus, an orphan autoimmune disease, and in a Phase 2 clinical trial in patients with immune thrombocytopenia, a rare hematological disease. PRN2246/
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Source: Principia Biopharma Inc.