Sporos Bioven­tures taps first CEO dur­ing pe­ri­od of 'ex­plo­sive growth'; In the wake of murky Hunter syn­drome da­ta, De­nali bulks up C-suite

Al­most five months af­ter emerg­ing from stealth mode on a mis­sion to lever­age work be­ing done in “fly­over” states like Texas and Wis­con­sin, Sporos Bioven­tures has named its first of­fi­cial CEO.

Amit Rakhit left his role as pres­i­dent and CMO of Ovid Ther­a­peu­tics to take the helm at Sporos, a Hous­ton-based up­start launched by Gen­zyme vet Michael Wyz­ga, ex-MD An­der­son chief Ron De­Pin­ho, Bridge­Bio co-founder Pe­ter Fein­berg, Tvar­di Ther­a­peu­tics CSO Jeno Gyuris, and en­tre­pre­neur Alex Cran­berg.

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