Pharvaris has appointed Peng Lu to serve in the newly created position of chief medical officer. Lu joins the Leiden, Netherlands-based drug developer from Takeda Pharmaceutical (NYSE: TAK), where she was vice president and global program lead for rare diseases. Lu will be based in Pharvaris’s Boston office. The company’s lead drug candidate, PHA121, is in early-stage testing as a treatment for hereditary angioedema.
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