LOS ANGELES, March 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation (TIBI) is happy to announce the addition of Nazli Azimi, Pharm.D., Ph.D., to its Management Board. Till its current acquisition by Equillium Inc, Dr. Azimi was the Founder and Chief Government Officer of Bioniz Therapeutics, Inc., and co-inventor of its platform know-how that was targeted on creating novel therapies for treating immune system ailments and most cancers.
Dr. Azimi began her scientific profession on the NIH, and has intensive information and expertise in immunological analysis, notably within the characterization of cytokines and the event of organic therapeutic brokers. As well as, she performed analysis within the fields of oncology, virology, and neurological ailments.
Dr. Azimi can also be a acknowledged chief in enterprise and innovation, with 15 years of expertise in startups and investments, and he or she was instrumental in acquiring financing for the invention and improvement of the Bioniz know-how. Previous to founding Bioniz, Dr. Azimi served as founder and CEO of a personal dermatology firm, Dermaheal, USA.
“We’re very excited to have Dr. Nazli Azimi grow to be part of our group of inspiring, skilled leaders,” mentioned TIBI’s Director and CEO, Ali Khademhosseini, Ph.D. “Her stellar achievements and experience will likely be invaluable in supporting our institute’s efforts to develop impactful and transformative medical improvements.”
TIBI’s Leadership Board brings collectively people obsessed with analysis and know-how to boost and create sensible options for affected person well being and wellness, and it additionally offers important alternative to assist the expansion of the institute. It contains distinguished people who will leverage their experience to supply strategic steering on innovation and analysis areas, promote key initiatives, and assist the mission and imaginative and prescient of the institute.
The Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation (terasaki.org) is a non-profit analysis group that invents and fosters sensible options that restore or improve the well being of people. The Institute is made doable by means of an endowment from the late Dr. Paul I. Terasaki, a pioneer within the discipline of organ transplant know-how.
SOURCE Terasaki Institute