Agios Appoints Jacqualyn Fouse, Ph.D., to the Board of Directors
“Through her tenure at
Dr. Fouse previously served as president and chief operating officer of
“The execution across Agios’ research and clinical development programs is remarkable, and I’m pleased to be joining the board during this exciting time as the company prepares to launch their first wholly owned precision medicine,” said Dr. Fouse. “I’ve had the opportunity to help build successful biotechnology companies in my career, including those with leading hematology and oncology franchises, and I look forward to working with the Agios team to apply these learnings as the company continues to grow.”
Agios is focused on discovering and developing novel investigational medicines to treat cancer and rare genetic diseases through scientific leadership in the field of cellular metabolism. In addition to an active research and discovery pipeline across both therapeutic areas, Agios has an approved oncology precision medicine and multiple first-in-class investigational therapies in clinical and/or preclinical development. All Agios programs focus on genetically identified patient populations, leveraging our knowledge of metabolism, biology and genomics. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.agios.com.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements include those regarding the expected benefits of Dr. Fouse’s service on the board of directors of Agios and the company's plans for growth and advancement of its programs. The words "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "may," "plan," "predict," "project," "potential," "possible," "hope," "could," "would" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements contain these identifying words. Such statements are subject to numerous important factors, risks and uncertainties that may cause actual events or results to differ materially from Agios' current expectations and beliefs, including the risks described under the caption “Risk Factors” included in Agios’ public filings with the
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Source: Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc.