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CMO Summit Speaker, Nancy Simonian, MD, Syros Pharmaceuticals Featured in Boston Globe


  • March 15, 2016

  • Nancy Simonian1In Robert Weisman’s Boston Globe interview “Five Things You Should Know About Nancy Simonian,” Dr Simonian describes drug development as “a team sport” and discusses the importance of working well with team around you and how to get the most out of what you have.

    We couldn’t agree more. Dr. Nancy Simonian joins the Chief Medical Officer Summit in May to discuss her journey from CMO to CEO. The Summit addresses the challenges faced by CMO’s who find themselves in the unique role with limited resources at small and/or emerging biotechs. Learn more about the summit here.

    From the Boston Globe:

    Dr. Nancy A. Simonian took the helm at Syros Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Watertown in 2013, the latest step on a path that has taken her from practicing medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital to the executive ranks of biotechs Biogen Inc. and Millennium Pharmaceuticals Inc. Two-year-old Syros was founded by Flagship Ventures and Arch Venture Partners based on science from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Simonian, 54, is working with her team to develop drugs that regulate genes that cause cancer and other diseases. The Waukegan, Ill., native talked about her entrepreneurial venture and other pursuits.”

    Read the rest of the article here.
    Read more on the Chief Medical Officer Summit here.