– USA, CT – Rallybio Corporation (Nasdaq: RLYB), a clinical-stage biotechnology company committed to identifying and accelerating the development of life-transforming therapies for patients with severe and rare diseases, today announced that it has appointed Dr. Wendy Chung (M.D., Ph.D.) to its Board of Directors.
“Wendy is a tremendous addition to our Board of Directors. Her extensive clinical experience and deep scientific expertise will be a valued asset as we continue to advance our current product portfolio as well as bring additional candidates into our pipeline. We look forward to learning from her expertise and insight. On behalf of our directors, I am pleased to welcome Wendy to Rallybio’s Boards,” said Chairman and CEO, Dr. Martin Mackay.
About Dr. Wendy K. Chung
Dr. Wendy Chung is an accomplished leader in the diagnosis and treatment of rare diseases. She is a board-certified clinical and molecular geneticist with more than 20 years of experience in human genetic research. Currently, Dr. Chung is the Kennedy Family Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and the Director of Precision Medicine Resource for the Irving Institute for Translational Research at Columbia University. She has authored over 600 peer-reviewed papers and 75 reviews and chapters in medical texts. Dr. Chung currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Prime Medicine. In addition, Dr. Chung is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for Sage Bionetworks, Taysha, Helix, and Regeneron Genetics Center.
“As a clinician, I have seen firsthand the significant unmet need for transformative therapies for patients with severe and rare diseases. I look forward to utilizing my scientific background and prior experience to contribute to the Board and the work of the Rallybio team as the Company continues to advance its current portfolio of product candidates and evaluate potential assets for their pipeline,” said Dr. Chung.
Dr. Chung holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry and Economics from Cornell University, a Doctor of Medicine from Cornell University Medical College, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Genetics from Rockefeller University.
Rallybio is a clinical-stage biotechnology company committed to identifying and accelerating the development of life-transforming therapies for patients with severe and rare diseases. Since its launch in January 2018, Rallybio has built a portfolio of promising product candidates, which are now in development to address rare diseases in the areas of hematology, immuno-inflammation, maternal-fetal health, and metabolic disorders. The Company’s mission is being advanced by a team of highly experienced biopharma industry leaders with extensive research, development, and rare disease expertise. Rallybio is headquartered in New Haven, Connecticut, with an additional facility at the University of Connecticut’s Technology Incubation Program in Farmington, Connecticut.
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