CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Syros Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SYRS), a biopharmaceutical company committed to advancing new standards of care for the frontline treatment of hematologic malignancies, today announced the grant of restricted stock unit (RSU) awards for an aggregate of 20,650 shares of Syros common stock to two newly hired employees in connection with commencing employment with Syros. These RSUs were granted as a material inducement to employment in accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4).
The awards were granted on September 1, 2023, and vest as to one-quarter of the shares on August 31, 2024, and as to an additional one-quarter of the shares at the end of each successive year thereafter, subject to the employee’s continued service with Syros. These awards are subject to the terms and conditions of a restricted stock unit agreement covering the awards and Syros’ 2022 Inducement Stock Incentive Plan.
About Syros Pharmaceuticals
Syros is committed to developing new standards of care for the frontline treatment of patients with hematologic malignancies. Driven by the motivation to help patients with blood disorders that have largely eluded other targeted approaches, Syros is advancing a robust late-stage clinical pipeline, including tamibarotene, an oral selective RARα agonist in patients with higher-risk myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia with RARA gene overexpression, and SY-2101, a novel oral form of arsenic trioxide in patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia. Syros is also seeking out-licensing opportunities for SY-5609, a highly selective and potent clinical-stage CDK7 inhibitor for the treatment of select solid tumors, and multiple preclinical programs in oncology. For more information, visit www.syros.com and follow us on Twitter (@SyrosPharma) and LinkedIn.