Dr. Martell has served concurrently as Assistant Clinical Professor of Oncology at Yale University School of Medicine and Staff Physician at the Veterans Affairs hospital, and he also worked at Bayer Pharmaceutical Division, where he oversaw the Phase I and Phase II studies for BAY 43-9006 (Sorafenib, a RAF Kinase/VEGF/PDGF inhibitor) and the post-marketing clinical development of Viadur. He received his B.A. degree in chemistry from Kalamazoo College, his Ph.D. degree in pharmacology from the University of Michigan, and his M.D. degree from Wayne State University. He completed his internal medicine internship and residency and medical oncology fellowship at Duke University Medical Center, where he was subsequently appointed Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Geriatrics and Medical Oncology.“I am pleased to be joining Curis’ board of directors, particularly at this exciting time for the company, with Curis’ collaborator Genentech’s recent NDA submission for Hedgehog pathway inhibitor vismodegib and an impressive portfolio of targeted cancer drug candidates,” said Dr. Martell. “I look forward to leveraging my expertise in cancer therapies, including direct experience with some of the core molecules targeted by Curis’ proprietary pipeline, such as EGFR, Her2 and HDAC, to help the company continue to advance its compelling development programs.”
Curis, Inc. Announces Appointment Of Robert Martell, M.D., Ph.D. To Its Board Of Directors
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