WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pyramid Biosciences, Inc., a Boston-based, clinical-stage, biotechnology company focused on developing new and highly differentiated precision therapies for cancer, today announced the expansion of its senior leadership team. Biren Amin, M.S., M.B.A. has joined the company as its Chief Financial and Strategy Officer. Mr. Amin comes to Pyramid Biosciences from Immuneering Corporation (NASDAQ: IMRX), where he previously served as the company’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
“We are delighted Biren has joined our leadership team, particularly at this time of significant growth for the Company,” said Brian Lestini, M.D., Ph.D., CEO of Pyramid Biosciences. “His achievements over two decades in oncology and biotech, both in the capital markets and industry, are impeccable and second to none. As we strive to serve patients through advancing and expanding our pipeline, Biren’s strategic leadership and expertise will play a critical role in fulfilling our mission.”
“I look forward to working with the outstanding team at Pyramid Biosciences as we advance our best-in-class NTRK inhibitor, PBI-200, through clinical development and diversify our pipeline” said Mr. Amin. “My focus will be to ensure that our corporate strategy and business development activities align with our goal of bringing cutting-edge investigational therapies in oncology to the Company and to patients.”
Prior to joining Pyramid Biosciences, Mr. Amin served as CFO at Immuneering Corporation, a pre-clinical, US-based, biopharmaceutical company focused on oncology, where he successfully led a $120 million initial public offering. Previously, Mr. Amin spent nearly two decades on Wall Street where he built a strong track record covering small-mid cap biotechnology companies, focusing on oncology, CNS disorders, ophthalmology, and rare diseases. Mr. Amin spent a decade at Jefferies Financial Group as Managing Director in their Equity Research group. During this time, Mr. Amin was named Best Stock Picker in Biotechnology in 2013 by Financial Times. Prior to joining Jefferies, Mr. Amin was an equity research analyst covering biotechnology and pharmaceuticals at several firms including Prudential Equity Group. He began his career at Aventis Pharmaceuticals (currently part of Sanofi S.A.) where he served as the Senior Manager in their Scientific Competitive Intelligence group. Mr. Amin received his Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Pharmacy from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, his Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Pharmacy from Long Island University, and his Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from the Stern School of Business at New York University. He currently sits on the Board of Trustees of Axiom REACH Foundation.
About Pyramid Biosciences:
Founded in 2015, Pyramid Biosciences is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing new and highly differentiated precision therapies for cancer. Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Pyramid Biosciences is currently in clinical development of two highly selective tropomyosin receptor kinase (TRK) inhibitors. For more information, please visit: www.pyramidbio.com