Triumvira Appoints Oncology Industry Veteran Deyaa Adib, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer

October 28, 2021

AUSTIN, Texas & HAMILTON, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Triumvira Immunologics (“Triumvira”), a clinical-stage company developing novel, targeted autologous and allogeneic T cell therapeutics that co-opt the natural biology of T cells to treat patients with solid tumors, today announced that it has appointed Deyaa Adib, M.D., to serve as the company’s Chief Medical Officer, effective immediately. Dr. Adib will report to President and CEO Dr. Paul Lammers and will succeed Dr. Sabine Chlosta.

As a seasoned industry leader, Dr. Adib has over 24 years of medical oncology experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, including seven successful registrations across solid tumor and hematologic malignancy indications. He previously served as acting chief medical officer at Rain Therapeutics, where he built the oncology portfolio leading to a successful IPO, and vice president of late-stage development at Blueprint Medicines advancing the development of avapritinib approved for gastrointestinal stromal tumor and advanced systemic mastocytosis. Dr. Adib also served as global therapeutics head for solid tumors at Baxalta, advancing the development of imalumab in colorectal cancer, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), and ovarian cancer, and licensing nanoliposomal irinotecan that was subsequently approved for pancreatic cancer. In this role, he also led the efforts to secure licensing and development of a CD-19 target with Precision Biosciences in B cell malignancies and PD1, LAG3, TIM3 solid tumor targets with Symphogen, a Servier company. He also served as head of hematologic malignancies at ARIAD Pharmaceuticals (now part of Takeda) leading the global clinical program for ponatinib dose-finding and line extension in chronic myeloid leukemia.