"Cleave Biosciences has made substantial progress in identifying and optimizing small molecules against a number of novel targets and is progressing its lead program toward the clinic," said Dr. Garland. "We are pleased to join Cleave's investor syndicate to help fuel the company's momentum."
Dr. Garland and his colleagues at NEA, one of the world's largest and most active venture capital firms, have a long track record of partnering with companies that have pioneered transformative innovations in healthcare. Prior to NEA, in addition to clinical practice at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Garland was with McKinsey & Company's Pharmaceutical & Medical Products and Corporate
Finance & Strategy practices. Dr. Garland completed his Residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Infectious Diseases at UCSF, and received his M.B.A. and M.P.H. from the University of California, Berkeley, his M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine and his B.S. in Electrical Engineering/Bioengineering from Rice University.
About Cleave BiosciencesCleave Biosciences is discovering and developing novel small molecule therapies for difficult-to-treat cancers. Cleave has amassed deep expertise and developed first-in-class drug candidates against novel targets in protein degradation pathways, including the ubiquitin proteasome and autophagy systems. Cleave is using molecular profiling approaches with the goal of identifying patient subsets most likely to benefit from each of its targeted drugs. Cleave is privately held and located in Burlingame, California. For additional information, visit www.cleavebio.com. SOURCE Cleave Biosciences