Dr. Joanna Horobin Joins Verastem, Inc. (VSTM) as Chief Medical Officer
10/23/2012 9:01:38 AM
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Verastem, Inc., (NASDAQ: VSTM) a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing drugs to treat cancer by the targeted killing of cancer stem cells, announced the appointment of Joanna Horobin, M.B., Ch.B., as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Horobin was most recently the President of Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and has been responsible for the development and approval of multiple drugs over the course of her career. “Joanna’s track record of execution across a broad range of products positions us well as we progress towards initiating a potential registration study of VS-6063 in mesothelioma mid-next year,” said Christoph Westphal, M.D., Ph.D., Chairman and CEO of Verastem.