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HOUSTON, Oct. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bio-Path Holdings, Inc., (NASDAQ: BPTH), a biotechnology company leveraging its proprietary DNAbilize® antisense RNAi nanoparticle technology to develop a portfolio of targeted nucleic acid cancer drugs, today announces the appointment of Martina Molsbergen, Chief Executive Officer of C14 Consulting, to its Board of Directors, effective as of October 11, 2019. Ms. Molsbergen replaced Mark Colonnese, who stepped down from the Board of Directors on October 10, 2019.
“We are delighted to welcome Martina to our Board of Directors. Her considerable experience in business development will be invaluable as we seek a variety of partnerships and collaborations in order to advance our DNAbilize platform technology. We look forward to benefitting from her insight and experience in the life science sector,” said Peter Nielsen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bio-Path Holdings. “We thank Mark Colonnese for his considerable contributions to the Board over the last two years and wish him continued success in his endeavors.”
Prior to establishing C14 Consulting, a business development advisory firm catering to the life sciences community, Ms. Molsbergen served as Vice President of Business Development of Crucell Holland BV. Before that, Ms. Molsbergen served as Vice President of Business Development of Biowa, Inc. Earlier, she served as Vice President of Business Development of Zetiq Technologies Ltd. and as Vice President of Pharmaceutical Development Services & Business Development of Patheon Inc. Ms. Molsbergen holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Drexel University.
About Bio-Path Holdings, Inc.
Bio-Path is a biotechnology company developing DNAbilize®, a novel technology that has yielded a pipeline of RNAi nanoparticle drugs that can be administered with a simple intravenous transfusion. Bio-Path’s lead product candidate, prexigebersen (BP1001, targeting the Grb2 protein), is in a Phase 2 study for the treatment of blood cancers and is in the process of filing an IND for a Phase 1 clinical trial for solid tumors. The Company is also developing BP1002, which targets the Bcl-2 protein and is expected to be evaluated for the treatment of lymphoma and solid tumors. In addition, BP1003, a novel liposome- incorporated STAT3 antisense oligodeoxynucleotide developed by Bio Path as a specific inhibitor of STAT3, is expected to enter Phase 1 studies in 2020.
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