Oxford, UK, 21st September 2020 – Theolytics, a biotech focused on developing curative cancer therapies in the form of best-in-class oncolytic viruses, today announced the Board appointment of Carsten Reinhardt MD PhD.
Dr Reinhardt is a visionary oncology and biotech expert, with extensive experience in translational development and early and late-stage clinical trial design, progressing multiple biological compounds from early preclinical development through first-in-man studies towards approvals in the US and Europe. This includes bringing over 20 new compounds to IND stage, achieving various successful BLA filings, and, at Hoffmann-La Roche, having global responsibility for the development of Herceptin ®. He also has a significant track record in financing biopharmaceutical companies, including successful public offerings (over USD 700m raised in private and public financing rounds) and has been instrumental in numerous deals with large pharmaceutical and biotech companies, achieving repeated deal values over USD 1bn. Further, Dr. Reinhardt, as Chair of the Advisory Board, was instrumental in the acquisition of oncolytic company Vira Therapeutics by Boehringer Ingelheim for up to EUR 210m.