Dr. Badley is a renowned infectious disease expert who currently serves as the Chair of Mayo Clinic’s COVID-19 Research Taskforce
EXTON, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Immunome, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMNM), a biopharmaceutical company that utilizes its human memory B cell discovery engine platform to discover and develop first-in-class antibody therapeutics, today announced the appointment of Andrew D. Badley, M.D., to the company’s COVID-19 Advisory Board. Dr. Badley currently serves as the Chair of the Mayo COVID-19 Research Taskforce and is a leading voice in the fight against COVID-19.
“Dr. Badley is a thought leader in infectious disease, and specifically COVID-19. I am delighted to announce his appointment to Immunome’s COVID-19 Advisory Board,” said Purnanand Sarma, Ph.D., President and CEO of Immunome. “Andrew’s experience will be invaluable as we develop novel therapeutics to combat the evolving COVID-19 virus and other novel outbreaks.”
Dr. Badley is a well-known physician and researcher who focuses on virus-host interactions, particularly on how viral proteins modify the host-immune response and on cell survival. Dr. Badley has spent 19 years with the Mayo Clinic in various roles. Currently, Dr. Badley is a Professor of Infectious Disease, serves as the Chair of the Mayo Clinic COVID-19 Research Taskforce, and is Professor and Chair of the Department of Molecular Medicine. Dr. Badley began his career at the University of Ottawa, where he served as an Associate Professor and Infectious Disease Physician. Dr. Badley received his bachelors and medical degrees from Dalhousie University. After Dalhousie, Dr. Badley completed his residency in internal medicine and his fellowship in infectious disease at Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education.
Immunome is a biopharmaceutical company that utilizes its proprietary human memory B cell platform to discover and develop first-in-class antibody therapeutics that are designed to change the way diseases are treated. The company’s initial focus is on developing therapeutics to treat oncology and infectious diseases, including COVID-19. Immunome’s proprietary discovery engine identifies novel therapeutic antibodies and their targets by leveraging the highly educated components of the immune system, memory B cells, from patients whose bodies have learned to fight off their disease. For more information, please visit www.immunome.com.
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