OSLO, Norway, Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Nordic Nanovector ASA (OSE: NANO) announces the appointment of Dr Gabriele Elbl as Vice President Global Regulatory Affairs. Dr Elbl is a pharmacist with more than 20 years' experience working in small and large pharmaceutical companies and at the European Medicines Agency (EMA). She brings expertise in all regulatory aspects of pharmaceutical development and submission procedures for biologicals and small molecules in Europe and in the US with focus on oncology and haematologic malignancies.
Dr Elbl will join Nordic Nanovector on 1 November 2019 from Mundipharma EDO, where she was Global Head of Regulatory Affairs Oncology. Prior to this she held senior leadership roles in global regulatory affairs at MorphoSys, Wilex and Sanofi-Winthrop (part of Sanofi).
Dr. Elbl is a German citizen and holds a Ph.D. from the Institute of Pharmaceutical Biology from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, Germany.
Eduardo Bravo, Nordic Nanovector's Chief Executive Officer, said, "Gabriele is an important hire for Nordic Nanovector, bringing significant valuable expertise to the senior management team. She will play a pivotal role in refining and executing our regulatory strategy for Betalutin® in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. We are pleased to welcome Gabriele to the team."
Gabriele Elbl commented: "I am delighted to join Nordic Nanovector at this important time as we look to accelerate the preparations for the regulatory filings for Betalutin®, both in the US and Europe. As a single administration treatment, this novel targeted radioimmunotherapy offers a clearly differentiated therapy option for patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. I look forward to bringing my knowledge and making a contribution to Nordic Nanovector during this exciting phase of its development."
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About Nordic Nanovector
Nordic Nanovector is committed to develop and deliver innovative therapies to patients to address major unmet medical needs and advance cancer care. The Company aspires to become a leader in the development of targeted therapies for haematological cancers. Nordic Nanovector's lead clinical-stage candidate is Betalutin®, a novel CD37-targeting antibody-radionuclide-conjugate designed to advance the treatment of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). NHL is an indication with substantial unmet medical need, representing a growing market forecast to be worth nearly USD 29 billion by 2026. Nordic Nanovector intends to retain marketing rights and to actively participate in the commercialisation of Betalutin® in core markets. Further information can be found at www.nordicnanovector.com
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