Ivan Cheung's post-Eisai life takes hold at NextPoint Therapeutics; Sanofi, Takeda announce CFO exits
Ivan Cheung, who led Eisai’s US business and was a central figure in the biotech’s Alzheimer’s work, has stepped into the CEO position at a Cambridge, MA startup.
He started running immuno-oncology outfit NextPoint Therapeutics last month, having departed Eisai shortly after Eisai secured full FDA approval for its Alzheimer’s treatment Leqembi last summer. The 30-employee upstart has reeled in backing from Big Pharmas like Sanofi and Bayer, as well as VC firms like MPM Capital and Catalio Capital.
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