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Tolera Therapeutics, Inc. Files IND Application for TOL101, Appoints O'Toole to Lead Clinical Operations


11/4/2009 7:59:17 AM

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Tolera Therapeutics, Inc., announced it has filed an Investigational New Drug (IND) application with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its lead candidate, TOL101, for prophylaxis of acute rejection of solid organ transplantation. TOL101 is a novel biologic protein that is designed to safely and specifically target T cells, components of the immune system that play a key role in the rejection, and ultimate failure, of transplanted organs. Organ transplantation is often the only viable treatment for many end-stage organ diseases.

Tolera also announced the appointment of Leslie O'Toole to lead its clinical operations as Director, Clinical Programs. O'Toole brings over 20 years of industry experience with 16 years focusing on clinical research management. Mr. Puisis added "We're excited about adding Leslie to our dynamic team. Her depth of clinical research experience adds an important operating aspect to the organization and positions us for continued success." Prior to joining the company, O'Toole was Director, Project Management at Clinimetrics, a full service contract research organization where she was involved in over 35 studies researching drugs in numerous indications with a primary focus in oncology and immunology.

Tolera Therapeutics, Inc.



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