BridgeBio Pharma Licenses Late-Stage Oncology Drug Infigratinib to Tackle FGFR-Driven Maladies; Establishes New Subsidiary QED Therapeutics with $65 Million in Initial Financing

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — BridgeBio Pharma today announced that it is has licensed infigratinib (BGJ398), a highly potent and selective inhibitor of the tyrosine kinase receptor FGFR, from Novartis. In addition, BridgeBio announced that it was launching new subsidiary QED Therapeutics to drive development of infigratinib with an initial financial commitment of $65 million. FGFR has […]

BridgeBio Pharma Appoints Sanuj Ravindran, M.D., and Eric Michael David, M.D. as CEOs-in-Residence to Lead Dermatology and Gene Therapy Programs

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — BridgeBio Pharma, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has strengthened its executive leadership team with two key hires who will join the company as CEOs-in-residence. Sanuj Ravindran, M.D., will serve as CEO of PellePharm, Inc. and will focus on dermatological and international programs across the BridgeBio portfolio. Eric Michael David, […]

PellePharm Appoints Sanuj K. Ravindran, M.D., as President and Chief Executive Officer

MENLO PARK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PellePharm, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to targeting rare genetic dermatological conditions at the source, today announced the appointment of Sanuj K. Ravindran, M.D., to the position of president and chief executive officer. In parallel, Dr. Ravindran will join BridgeBio Pharma, PellePharm’s lead investor, as CEO-in-Residence, to advance its broader orphan dermatology […]