Healthcare Industry News: Xenon Pharmaceuticals
News Release - July 10, 2017
Industry Veteran Mr. Steve Gannon Joins enGene's Board of DirectorsMONTREAL, July 10, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) - enGene Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the development of a proprietary oral gene therapy platform, today announced the appointment of Steve Gannon as an independent director on its Board of Directors. Mr. Gannon will also serve as the Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee.
"Mr. Gannon's impressive track record in corporate finance, business development and strategic transactions in the healthcare sector, will be extremely valuable to enGene as we embark on our next phase of development in advancing our game-changing Gene Pill™ platform to clinical testing and expanding its application in new indications," said Dr. Anthony T. Cheung, President and CEO of enGene.
"This is an exciting period of growth for the company and I look forward to contributing to the delivery of its groundbreaking gene therapy platform to market," said Mr. Gannon.
enGene Inc. is a biotechnology company developing a robust proprietary gene-therapy platform for localized delivery of immune-modulating proteins to mucosal cells lining the gut for the oral treatment of various immune disorders. enGene has developed a unique gut-optimized gene delivery formulation into an orally available Gene Pill™, which has the potential to be a game-changing platform to provide oral delivery of a wide range of protein drugs. enGene has established global strategic alliances with two of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies.
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