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Ex-GSK SVP instated as CMO at PureTech

Published on: 24/02/17

PureTech Health, a cross-disciplinary biopharmaceutical company, announced that it had appointed Atul Pande as the Chief Medical Officer. Pande had previously been serving as a Senior Advisor for the last 10 months at the company and now PureTech have made the move to secure his expertise as CMO.

Pande arrives with a wealth of industry experience, having previously held the role of Senior Vice President at GlaxoSmithKline over a period of nine years and, prior to this, had a operated as Vice President of Neurosciences at Pfizer.

PureTech names Nobel Laureate among new members of scientific advisory board

Published on: 01/12/15

PureTech Health has compiled a scientific advisory board of distinguished scientists and physicians to expand its senior team. 

The scientific advisory board will work closely with PureTech’s board and executive team to identify new areas of focus and to prioritize themes and new company concepts. 

The board is chaired by H. Robert Horvitz (pictured), who is PureTech board advisor, Nobel Laureate and David H. Koch professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). 

Digital software shows benefit in ADHD trial

Project EVO
Akili CEO Eddie Matucci says the technology "could potentially offer a viable new option or adjunct to pharmaceuticals"

A pilot study of a digital health technology designed to improve symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children suggests the program is feasible and safe. 

The product, called Project: EVO, is made by Akili, a company founded by PureTech Health that creates cognitive therapeutics, assessments, and diagnostics designed to feel like high-quality video games. Project: EVO, the ADHD therapy, is its lead candidate. 

Puretech Health co-founder and board member Dr Robert Langer wins global engineering prize

Published on: 26/10/15

Dr Robert Langer, the co-founder of PureTech Health, has won the Queen Elizabeth prize for engineering.

The award is in recognition of his revolutionary advances and leadership in engineering at the interface with chemistry and medicine. 

PureTech appoints Michael MacLean as chief financial officer

Published on: 14/09/15

PureTech Health has appointed Michael MacLean to the management team, as chief financial officer and executive vice president.

Michael MacLean joins PureTech, a "science-driven healthcare company seeking to develop disruptive solutions to address unmet medical needs and improve the lives of patients," from Iron Mountain, a FORTUNE 1000 global storage and information management company, where he was chief financial officer of its North American business, overseeing $2.2 bilion of annual revenue. 

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