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Dicerna Pharmaceuticals has named Pankaj Bhargava as its chief medical officer.

Bhargava, who will oversee the company's clinical development activities and regulatory affairs, was previously senior vice president at Sanofi Oncology. Before that, he was vice president of clinical research and interim chief medical officer at Aveo Pharmaceuticals.

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