Entries by Susan Tantawi

Galecto Appoints New Chair and Strengthens Board of Directors

Galecto, Inc., a privately-held biotechnology company focused on the development of novel treatments for fibrosis and cancer, announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Amit Munshi as its new Chairman. Galecto also announced the appointment of David Shapiro MD, the former Chief Medical Officer of Intercept Pharmaceuticals, to its Board of Directors.

Galecto presents GB0139 preclinical and clinical data on anti-fibrotic activity as online Experimental Biology 2020 poster

Galecto, Inc., a privately-held biotechnology company focused on the development of novel treatments for fibrosis and cancer, today announced new data describing the preclinical and clinical evidence for anti-fibrotic activity of its lead compound GB0139 (formerly TD139), in an abstract for the Experimental Biology 2020 conference.

Galecto and PharmAkea merge to create strong clinical-stage company developing first-in-class therapeutics in fibrosis and cancer

Galecto, the leading developer of galectin modulators for the treatment of fibrotic diseases including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and cancer, and PharmAkea, Inc., a privately held San Diego-based pharmaceutical company developing novel small molecules against protein targets involved in fibroproliferative disease, today announced the two companies will merge.