PROVIDENCE, R.I., July 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- EpiVax, Inc. ("EpiVax") is pleased to announce that Dr. Amy Rosenberg is leaving the FDA's Division of Therapeutic Proteins, CDER, which she led for over 20 years, to join EpiVax as Senior Director of Immunology and Protein Therapeutics.
Dr. Rosenberg's work has focused on immune tolerance induction and immunogenicity. At the FDA, she oversaw the regulation and approval of numerous protein therapeutics and served as expert consultant to the National Institute of Health's Immune Tolerance Network. Other notable appointments include:
FDA Senior Science Council NIH-FDA Immunology Interest Group Steering Committee Oncology Center of Excellence Science Council
EpiVax CEO/CSO, Dr. Annie De Groot, is looking forward to Rosenberg's start: "Dr. Rosenberg is a key opinion leader for many 'classical' biologic products such as erythropoietin, G/GM-CSF, mAbs, as well as cellular therapies, and has been exploring novel biologics such as CAR-T and TIL cell therapies. Amy and I look forward to sharing her vast experience with EpiVax aficionados during our 'Fearless Science World tour' this fall and winter."
Dr. Rosenberg's years of regulatory experience will strengthen EpiVax's ability to support clients developing vaccines and biologics for regulatory review. Dr. Rosenberg will also work with EpiVax scientists on a range of internal research programs, listed below:
Regarding her move to EpiVax, Dr. Rosenberg said, "I am thrilled to join this pioneering immunologically focused company exploring the range of applications of novel immunoinformatic technologies for evaluating and improving immune based outcomes for the most pressing issues and diseases of our time: infectious diseases, cancer, and autoimmunity as well as to find the means to deimmunize or tolerize to gene and protein therapeutics in the context of enzyme/gene replacement therapies for rare diseases."
About EpiVax: EpiVax is a biotechnology company with expertise in T cell epitope prediction, immune modulation, and rapid vaccine design. EpiVax's immunogenicity screening toolkits for therapeutics (ISPRI) and vaccines (iVAX), are employed in advancing the research of a global roster of companies.