VBL Therapeutics appoints Marc Kozin as Chairman of its Board of Directors

– ISRAEL, Or-Yehuda –  VBL Therapeutics (Nasdaq: VBLT) today announced the appointment of Marc Kozin as chairman of the board of directors as planned in October 2020 when Mr. Kozin joined the board as vice-chairman.

Dr. Bennett Shapiro, M.D., has stepped down from his chairman role but remains on the board.

“VBL has made great strides in advancing its lead asset, VB-111, in development for treatment of platinum-resistant ovarian cancer and other oncology indications,” said Mr. Kozin. “As the OVAL study nears completion with progression-free survival results expected in 2022, I am excited to lead the board toward the next phase of the company’s growth. I want to personally thank Ben for his leadership in the chairman role and for his continuing contributions to VBL.”

About VBL Therapeutics

Vascular Biogenics Ltd., operating as VBL Therapeutics, is a publicly-traded clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of first-in-class treatments for areas of unmet need in cancer and immune- or inflammatory-related indications. The VBL Therapeutics pipeline has been developed utilizing the company’s three proprietary platform technologies: a gene therapy-based platform technology targeting newly formed blood vessels, an antibody-based technology platform targeting MOSPD2, and a lecinoxoids platform comprised of a family of small-molecules. The company’s lead oncology candidate, VB-111, is an investigational, first-in-class, targeted anti-cancer gene-therapy agent in development to treat a wide range of solid tumors. VB-111 is currently being studied in phase 3 potential registration trial for platinum-resistant ovarian cancer.

For more information: https://www.vblrx.com/

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