Immunomic Therapeutics Appoints Vice President, Cell Therapy
ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#biotech--Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc., (“ITI”), a privately-held clinical-stage biotechnology company pioneering the study of LAMP (Lysosome Associated Membrane Protein) -mediated nucleic acid-based immunotherapy today announced the appointment of Brian Stamper to Vice President, Cell Therapy Operations. Brian joins the company with over 20 years of experience in cell therapy operations, pharmaceutical manufacturing, and process engineering.
Prior to joining ITI, Mr. Stamper held director roles in manufacturing at Kite Pharma, a global biopharmaceutical company whose focus is cell therapy to treat and cure cancer. Prior to that, Mr. Stamper held positions of increasing responsibility in various operational areas at Lonza Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology, AstraZeneca Biologics and Eli Lilly & Company.
“We are delighted to welcome Brian to the Immunomic team,” said William Hearl, Ph.D., Immunomic Therapeutics’ Chief Executive Officer. “Brian’s specific and deep knowledge of cell therapy manufacturing and operations will be invaluable as we prepare for phase 3 testing of ITI-1000, our lead dendritic cell therapy for the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).”
Mr. Stamper holds a Master of Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Degree (MBEE) from Johns Hopkins University, a Master of Science Degree in Biologics Engineering from Purdue University, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry from Indiana University.
About Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc.
Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc. (ITI) is a privately held, clinical stage biotechnology company pioneering the development of vaccines through its proprietary technology platform, UNiversal Intracellular Targeted Expression (UNITE®), which is designed to utilize the body’s natural biochemistry to develop vaccines that generate broad immune responses. UNITE® has a robust history of applications in various therapeutic areas, including infectious diseases, oncology, allergy and autoimmune diseases. ITI is primarily focused on applying the UNITE® platform to oncology, where it could potentially have broad applications, including antigen-derived antibodies as biologics. The Company has built a pipeline leveraging UNITE® with programs in oncology, animal health, infectious disease, and allergy. ITI maintains its headquarters in Rockville, Maryland. For more information, please visit www.immunomix.com.