Mathieu Simon, M.D. Cellectis’ EVP & Chief Operating Officer, To Serve As Interim Chief Medical Officer

Published: Oct 05, 2017

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:

Cellectis (Paris:ALCLS) (NASDAQ:CLLS) (Alternext: ALCLS - Nasdaq: CLLS), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing immunotherapies based on gene-edited allogeneic CAR T-cells (UCART), announced today that Mathieu Simon M.D. will act as Interim Chief Medical Officer, effective immediately. Dr. Simon is taking over the responsibilities of Loan Hoang-Sayag, Chief Medical Officer, who is leaving Cellectis to pursue other opportunities.

Dr. Mathieu Simon has served as Cellectis’ Executive Vice-President since 2012 and as Chief Operating Officer since 2013. Dr. Simon was Chief Executive Officer of former subsidiary Cellectis therapeutics and has been instrumental in the strategic and operational management of all therapeutic activities.

About Cellectis

Cellectis is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing a new generation of cancer immunotherapies based on gene-edited T-cells (UCART). By capitalizing on its 17 years of expertise in gene editing – built on its flagship TALEN® technology and pioneering electroporation system PulseAgile – Cellectis uses the power of the immune system to target and eradicate cancer cells.

Using its life-science-focused, pioneering genome engineering technologies, Cellectis’ goal is to create innovative products in multiple fields and with various target markets.

Cellectis is listed on the Nasdaq market (ticker: CLLS) and on the NYSE Alternext market (ticker: ALCLS). To find out more about us, visit our website:

Talking about gene editing? We do it. TALEN® is a registered trademark owned by the Cellectis Group.


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