Protocols: BeiGene signs up Medivation’s Amy Peterson as its new CMO; Acne drug developer files for $60M IPO
Now that Pfizer has bagged Medivation in its $14 billion buyout deal, the scramble for top talent has begun. China’s BeiGene was one of the first to move, signing Amy C. Peterson as its new chief medical officer. Peterson had been the VP of clinical development at Medivation, and she’ll put the skills she learned advancing Medivation’s late-stage PARP inhibitor talazoparib to use for BeiGene, which has its own PARP in the clinic now. Peterson will also work with BeiGene’s new PD-1 program. “BeiGene continues to expand its senior medical leadership in response to emerging global development opportunities, particularly in immuno-oncology,” noted BeiGene CEO John Oyler. BeiGene also has a facility in Waltham, MA.
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