Brickell Biotech Expands Leadership Team, Appointing Dr. Monica Luchi as Chief Medical Officer
By: Colorado BioScience Association Date: 09/03/2021
Brickell Biotech, Inc. (“Brickell” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: BBI), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company striving to transform patient lives by developing innovative and differentiated prescription therapeutics for the treatment of dermatologic, autoimmune and other debilitating diseases, today announced that it has appointed Monica Luchi, MD, FACR, MBA to the newly created role of Chief Medical Officer. In this new role, Dr. Luchi will oversee the Company’s clinical development strategy and medical affairs functions.
“We are delighted to have Dr. Luchi join our team at this transformative point in our Company’s history. Her tremendous experience developing and executing clinical strategies for novel therapeutics, as well as engaging regulators and the medical community at all stages of development, will be of immeasurable value as we accelerate our pipeline development and expansion,” commented Robert Brown, Chief Executive Officer of Brickell. “The recent acquisition of our novel DYRK1A inhibitor platform, including BBI-02, a Phase 1-ready, highly selective and orally bioavailable DYRK1A inhibitor, is expected to present a number of exciting new clinical development-stage opportunities, and we look forward to working with Dr. Luchi to prioritize, plan and implement these efforts as we broaden our strategic focus into autoimmune and inflammatory diseases.”
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