Dr. Chris Anzalone, PhD, President and CEO of Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals discusses new positive patient-level data from their AROAAT2002 global Phase 2 study of ARO-AAT, an RNA therapeutic being co-developed by the company and Takeda, in patients with liver disease caused by alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD). He also talks about the company’s RNAi platform.
Dr. Christopher Anzalone has been President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company since December 1, 2007. In 2005, Dr. Anzalone formed and served as CEO of the Benet Group LLC, a private equity firm focused on creating and building new nano-biotechnology companies from university-generated science. Prior to his tenure at the Benet Group, he was a partner at the Washington, DC-based private equity firm Galway Partners, LLC, where he was responsible for sourcing, structuring, and building new business ventures. Prior to Galway, Dr. Anzalone was an NIH-supported post doctoral fellow in Reproductive Endocrinology at the Smithsonian Institution’s Conservation and Research Center. Dr. Anzalone holds a Ph.D. in Biology from UCLA and a B.A. in Government from Lawrence University.