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GSK chief science officer leaves to join US startup

By Frank Prenesti

Date: Wednesday 19 Jan 2022

(Sharecast News) - GlaxoSmithKline said it had appointed Tony Wood as chief scientific officer designate after Hall Barron said he was resigning the post to run a new privately owned start-up biotech company.

Wood, who joined GSK from Pfizer in 2017, will take over on August 1. Barron is joining Altos Labs, a new biotech company based in San Francisco, California as chief executive and co-chair.

Altos is focused on the biology of cellular rejuvenation programming with the goal of reversing disease, GSK said.


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