Synthetic Biologics appoints Michael Kaleko scientific director
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Synthetic Biologics, a developer of synthetic DNA-based therapeutics and innovative disease-modifying medicines for serious illnesses, has named Dr Michael Kaleko scientific director. Dr Kaleko has worked in the gene therapy field since its inception in the 1980s, and until 2010 served as CSO of a company he co-founded in 2002 and sold in 2005, Advanced Vision Therapies. Prior to that, he co-directed research for 11 years at Genetic Therapy, a Novartis company.