‘Nat­ur­al evo­lu­tion’: Caris­ma’s sci­en­tif­ic co-founder moves in­to the CSO post; Vas Narasimhan en­lists Ron­ny Gal to help with No­var­tis re­vamp

When Michael Klichin­sky was work­ing with the famed Penn re­searchers Carl June and Saar Gill as a grad stu­dent, he didn’t pic­ture a C-suite ti­tle in his fu­ture. But af­ter co-found­ing a biotech with Gill in 2016 to go af­ter a new can­cer de­stroy­ing fron­tier in drug de­vel­op­ment, that start­ed to change.

“It was such a cool idea, and when we first thought it up, our ini­tial goal was, ‘Wow, what if we could re­al­ly make these cells eat any­thing we want to?’” Klichin­sky told End­points News about his re­search that helped found the CAR macrophage tech­nol­o­gy be­hind Caris­ma Ther­a­peu­tics.

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