With New CEO, Silence Looks to Find Partners and Advance a New Drug into the Clinic | GenomeWeb

By Doug Macron

Having taken the helm of Silence Therapeutics after the departure of its second chief executive in less than a year, the company's newly appointed CEO Tony Sedgwick sees continued advancement of the phase I cancer drug Atu027 as one of his key goals.

Meantime, Silence remains focused on demonstrating the potential of two new delivery technologies and expects to have a second clinical candidate incorporating one of them ready for human testing by early next year, Sedgwick said this week.

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