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Ambit Biosciences Inc.

Division of Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd.

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Daiichi Sankyo Lays Out Priorities As It Pursues Oncology Ambitions

Daiichi Sankyo says it is “committed to a major transformation in oncology” as it prioritizes and pursues projects in this field under a new team leader, who chose to highlight unique antibody-drug conjugate technology and the acute myeloid leukemia franchise at a recent R&D Day in Tokyo.

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APPOINTMENTS: Valeant, Gilead, Editas, Daiichi, Scancell, PhaseRx, Clintec, Acadia

This week’s announcements include Valeant’s appointment of an executive vice president finance, Editas Medicine’s appointment of a chief scientific officer, Clintec’s appointment of AstraZeneca’s former global research director and various board appointments by Acadia, Scancell, PhaseRx and Gilead.

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Daiichi Sankyo Hoping Its Post-Olmesartan Plan Comes Together

"I love it when a plan comes together," Hannibal Smith of TV show The A-Team used to say, a catchphrase which Daiichi Sankyo will be hoping is appropriate in around five years' time as it looks back on the results of its new mid-term strategy.

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Mirna Therapeutics Appoints CFO

Mirna Therapeutics, which is developing a broad pipeline of microRNA-based oncology therapeutics, has appointed Alan Fuhrman as chief financial officer. He was most recently the CFO of Ambit Biosciences, where he helped lead the company through its initial public offering and then its sale to Daiichi Sankyo in 2014.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Cancer
  • Immune Disorders
  • Inflammation
  • Alias(es)
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  • Public
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd.
  • Senior Management
  • Michael A Martino, Pres. & CEO
    Alan Fuhrman, CFO
  • Contact Info
  • Ambit Biosciences Inc.
    Phone: (858) 334-2100
    4215 Sorrento Valley Blvd.
    San Diego, CA 92121