CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cyclerion Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYCN), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company on a mission to develop treatments that restore cognitive function, today announced that Christopher
Wright, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Medical Officer, has resigned his position with the company. He will provide Cyclerion with transitional support until March 26, 2021 and will join the Company’s Clinical Advisory Board.
“Chris has played an important role in advancing our clinical efforts, and we are pleased to have him join our Clinical Advisory Board. We wish Chris the very best in his future endeavors,” said Peter Hecht, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of
About Cyclerion Therapeutics
Cyclerion Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company on a mission to develop treatments that restore cognitive function. Cyclerion’s lead program is CY6463, a novel, first-in-class, CNS-penetrant, sGC stimulator that
modulates a key node in a fundamental CNS signaling network. The multidimensional pharmacology elicited by the stimulation of sGC has the potential to impact a broad range of CNS diseases. CY6463 has shown rapid improvement in biomarkers
associated with cognitive impairment and is currently in clinical development for Alzheimer’s Disease with Vascular pathology (ADv) and Mitochondrial Encephalomyopathy, Lactic Acidosis and Stroke-like episodes (MELAS).
For more information about Cyclerion, please visit https://www.cyclerion.com/ and follow us on Twitter (@Cyclerion) and LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/company/cyclerion).
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