Zenith Epigenetics Corp. is a biotechnology company developing best in class bromodomain (BET) inhibitors for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune disorders in targeted patient populations with significant unmet medical need. The company's cutting edge epigenetic platform of innovative biology and chemistry has generated differentiated, potent and selective BET inhibitors. Zenith‘s goal is to become a leading epigenetic company translating bromodomain biology into impactful therapies.

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September 8, 2014 - Zenith Epigenetics Strengthens its Management Team with Key Appointments

September 8, 2014 – Zenith Epigenetics Corp. (“Zenith” or the “Company”) today announced that it has appointed Joy Zhu, MD, PhD, as Chief Medical Officer, Sanjay Lakhotia, PhD, as Chief Business Officer, and Michael Yakes, PhD, as Vice President Drug Discovery and Exploratory Development. 

Dr. Julie Cherrington, President and CEO of Zenith, remarked, “I am very excited to welcome Joy, Sanjay and Mike to Zenith’s management team. We have a great foundation to develop a best in class BET inhibitor for the treatment of hematological malignancies and solid tumors in select patient populations. This is a pivotal step in building a leading epigenetics company”.

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July 23, 2014 - Zenith Epigenetics Appoints Julie Cherrington as President and CEO

July 23, 2014 - Zenith Epigenetics Corp. ("Zenith" or the "Company") today announced that it has appointed Julie Cherrington PhD to act as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Zenith Epigenetics Corp. Julie has an extensive background leading companies focused on the discovery and development of novel cancer therapeutics and is well-versed in the challenges of developing drugs and advancing them into the clinic and through to commercialization.  Her accomplished employment record includes past notable positions such as CEO of Pathway Therapeutics Inc., President of Phenomix Corporation, Vice President, Preclinical Research and Exploratory Development SUGEN/Pharmacia/Pfizer, and Director, Virology at Gilead Sciences. Notably, Julie was a key contributor to the successful development of multiple FDA approved products including anti-virals (Vistide™, Viread™, Hepsera™) and anti-cancer agents (SUTENT™, Palladia™).

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