Dr. Sandage has served as a director of the Company since June 2022. Dr. Sandage has almost 40 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in drug development and senior management positions and venture capital. He currently is the Managing Director of the Paula and Rodger Riney Foundation and Lightchain Capital, LLC, and General Partner in Cultivation Capital Life Sciences Fund II, a St. Louis venture fund. Previously he was President and CEO of Coronado BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNDO), an immunotherapy company where he took the company public in 2011. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Covidien (Mallinckrodt) Pharmaceuticals’ oncology research and development program. For 19 years, Dr. Sandage was the Chief Scientific Officer and Executive Vice President of Research and Development, Quality and Manufacturing at Indevus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDEV) (successor to Interneuron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.), which was acquired by Endo Pharmaceuticals in 2009. Prior to Indevus, he held senior drug development positions at DuPont Merck Pharmaceutical Company, DuPont/American Critical Care, Merrell Dow and Dow Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Sandage is currently Chair of the Board of Directors of Immunophotonics, Inc., a private oncology company and director at Endevica Biotech, Inc., a private biotech company focusing on the treatment of cachexia and Geneoscopy, a private diagnostic company for detecting colorectal cancer. He was previously served as a member of the boards of Mateon (NASDAQ: MATN), a publicly traded oncology company; Arch Oncology, Inc. a private oncology company; Gentium S.r.l. (NASDAQ: GENT) a Italian biotech company; Osteologix, Inc. (NASDAQ: OLGX) a Danish biotech company; Genta Inc. (NASDAQ: GNTA) a public oncology company. Dr. Sandage is an adjunct Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy and has published over 50 scientific articles. Dr. Sandage earned a B.S. in pharmacy from the University of Arkansas College of Pharmacy and a Ph.D. in Clinical Pharmacy from Purdue University College of Pharmacy.
Bobby Sandage, PhD
June 22 2022