Senior Management

Paul Lammers, MD, MSc, President and Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Paul Lammers joined Triumvira Immunologics as President and Chief Executive Officer on January 1, 2018. In August 2017, he successfully completed a reverse merger of Mirna Therapeutics, the company for whom he served as Director, President, and CEO since 2009, with Synlogic of Cambridge, MA. During his tenure at Mirna Therapeutics, Dr. Lammers raised approximately $160 million in funding, both from Federal and State grants and leading traditional and strategic venture firms. He also brought the company public on the NASDAQ exchange. Previously, Dr. Lammers briefly served as President of Repros Therapeutics (NASDAQ: RPRX) in The Woodlands, Texas. Before Repros Therapeutics, he served 6 years as Chief Medical Officer and Head of US Product Development for EMD Serono Inc., a subsidiary of the German Pharmaceutical company, Merck KgA. Throughout his 20 years in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry, Dr. Lammers held different executive and senior management positions in clinical development, medical affairs, and regulatory affairs at both medium and large pharmaceutical companies, as well as at small public and privately held biotech companies. He started his pharmaceutical career at Organon in the Netherlands, after obtaining both a biology and medical degree, and moved with his family to the US in 1992. Dr. Lammers is a former member of the Board of the New England Healthcare Institute (NEHI) and former Chairman of the Board of BioSymposia, an accredited provider of CME programs for medical scientists and healthcare professionals.

Jonathan Bramson, PhD, Founder and Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Jonathan Bramson founded Triumvira Immunologics, Inc., along with his post-doctoral Fellow, Dr. Christopher Helsen, in 2015. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine and the Associate Dean (Research) for the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University. He holds a Tier I Canada Research Chair in Translational Cancer Immunology and the John Bienestock Chair in Molecular Medicine. As an immunologist who has been researching novel cancer immune-oncology strategies since 1994, Dr. Bramson’s lab is focused on developing methods to direct cancer patients’ immune systems to attack their tumors. To this end, the lab has been developing novel methods to engineer T cells to attack cancer and designing vaccines based on recombinant viruses to boost immunity against specific tumor antigens. The Bramson lab works closely with clinical partners at the Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton to optimally develop these exciting new immune strategies to address unmet needs within the cancer community in Southern Ontario. Together, Dr. Bramson and his colleagues have established an infrastructure at McMaster, which includes GMP production and GLP correlative assays, for conducting clinical trials of novel immune-oncology therapies that is unparalleled in Canada. Dr. Bramson received his PhD in Experimental Medicine in 1994 from McGill University.

Jonathan Bramson, PhD, Founder and Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Jonathan Bramson founded Triumvira Immunologics, Inc., along with his post-doctoral Fellow, Dr. Christopher Helsen, in 2015. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine and the Associate Dean (Research) for the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University. He holds a Tier I Canada Research Chair in Translational Cancer Immunology and the John Bienestock Chair in Molecular Medicine. As an immunologist who has been researching novel cancer immune-oncology strategies since 1994, Dr. Bramson’s lab is focused on developing methods to direct cancer patients’ immune systems to attack their tumors. To this end, the lab has been developing novel methods to engineer T cells to attack cancer and designing vaccines based on recombinant viruses to boost immunity against specific tumor antigens. The Bramson lab works closely with clinical partners at the Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton to optimally develop these exciting new immune strategies to address unmet needs within the cancer community in Southern Ontario. Together, Dr. Bramson and his colleagues have established an infrastructure at McMaster, which includes GMP production and GLP correlative assays, for conducting clinical trials of novel immune-oncology therapies that is unparalleled in Canada. Dr. Bramson received his PhD in Experimental Medicine in 1994 from McGill University.

Sabine Chlosta, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Sabine Chlosta joined Triumvira in January 2018. Prior to Triumvira, Dr. Chlosta consulted for Aurora BioPharma, a start-up company developing CAR-T cells in solid tumors, and was previously a Senior Medical Director at Merck/MSD where she played a key role in the development of their PD-1 inhibitor Keytruda® in non-Hodgkin lymphoma and also oversaw trials in other indications. Earlier in her career, Dr. Chlosta was a medical director at Glycomimetics where she helped launch the company’s first trial in hematology/oncology. Dr. Chlosta started her career in industry as a Fellow in oncology drug development at Novartis overseeing clinical pharmacology trials with a small molecule and helped the team launch the CAR-T lymphoma program with CTL019, Kymriah®. Dr. Chlosta is board-certified in pediatric hematology-oncology and in pediatrics. She completed post-graduate training in hematology-oncology at the combined program of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell Medical College and in pediatrics at State University of New York at Downstate. Prior to entering clinical training in the United States, Dr. Chlosta was a visiting research Fellow in immunology at Harvard. Dr. Chlosta received her PhD degree in Immunology and Infectious Diseases and her MD degree from Charité Medical School / Free University.

Jon Irvin, Vice President, Finance

Mr. Jon Irvin joined Triumvira as the Vice President of Finance in January 2018. Prior to Triumvira, Mr. Irvin was the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance at Mirna Therapeutics. He also served as the Chief Executive Officer and Vice President of Finance for Voxpath Networks, Inc., a telecommunications and intellectual property company. Previously, Mr. Irvin was in executive financial positions at Reddwerks Corporation, a software company, Esoterix, Inc., a medical laboratory company, Topaz Technologies, a pharmaceutical software company, and BioNumerik Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company. Mr. Irvin began his career as an accountant with Price Waterhouse (senior) and Ernst & Young (senior manager). He received a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Illinois, and his Certified Public Accountant designation in California.

Jon Irvin, Vice President, Finance

Mr. Jon Irvin joined Triumvira as the Vice President of Finance in January 2018. Prior to Triumvira, Mr. Irvin was the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance at Mirna Therapeutics. He also served as the Chief Executive Officer and Vice President of Finance for Voxpath Networks, Inc., a telecommunications and intellectual property company. Previously, Mr. Irvin was in executive financial positions at Reddwerks Corporation, a software company, Esoterix, Inc., a medical laboratory company, Topaz Technologies, a pharmaceutical software company, and BioNumerik Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company. Mr. Irvin began his career as an accountant with Price Waterhouse (senior) and Ernst & Young (senior manager). He received a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Illinois, and his Certified Public Accountant designation in California.