Compugen Ltd. Establishes Operations in California for Development of Monoclonal Antibody Drug Candidates
Published: Mar 28, 2012
TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Compugen Ltd. (NASDAQ: CGEN) announced today the establishment of operations in South San Francisco, California for the development of oncology and immunology monoclonal antibody (mAb) drug candidates against Compugen-discovered targets. The mission for Compugen Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Compugen Ltd., is to translate the growing portfolio of novel mAb targets being discovered and validated by the parent company into promising mAb drug candidates for licensing and partnering. Compugen Ltd. also announced today the appointment, effective April 1, of Mary Haak-Frendscho, Ph.D., as Executive Chairperson of Compugen Inc., and John J. Hunter, Ph.D., as Compugen Inc.'s Vice President of Antibody R&D and Site Head.