Occam Places CSO of ADC Biotech MBrace Therapeutics

Occam Places CSO of ADC Biotech MBrace Therapeutics

In March 2024, Occam recruited Steve Alley, PhD, as Chief Scientific Officer for MBrace Therapeutics, a Venrock, TPG, and Cowen investment.


Alley joins MBrace Therapeutics after serving as the Executive Director of Translational Sciences at Seagen. During his tenure at Seagen, Alley played a crucial role in the company's rapid growth by assuming various leadership positions in research and development. Alley led the bioanalysis and DMPK groups, contributed to developing Seagen's ADC technology platform, and led the cross-functional team that discovered the Seagen Sugar Engineered Antibody technology platform.


MBrace was founded in 2020 by CEO Isan Chen, M.D.,formerly CMO of Mirati Therapeutics; Renata Pasqualini, Ph.D.; and Wadih Arap, M.D./Ph.D.  MBrace is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative ADC cancer therapeutics utilizing the SPARTA technology pioneered by its founders.

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