Qu Biologics Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing Site Specific Immunomodulators (SSIs), a novel platform of immunotherapies designed to restore innate immune function, is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Cahill MBA JD PhD, as Chief Operating Officer.
“I am excited to join Qu as the company prepares to initiate multiple phase 2 randomized placebo-controlled studies,” said Dr. Cahill. “The Qu platform has the potential to make a profound impact in indications across oncology, inflammation, and infectious disease, and I look forward to supporting the growth of the organization and the expansion of our clinical pipeline.”
Prior to joining Qu, Matt was a founding employee of Deep Genomics – a biotechnology company focused on the application of artificial intelligence in drug development. He played a central role in crafting and operationalizing the company’s strategy, helped build the executive team, and led a variety of functions including finance, legal, HR, and business development. During his tenure, the company formed its first Pharma partnerships and raised more than USD$200M through multiple rounds of financing.
Matt received his JD and MBA from the University of Toronto with an emphasis on biotechnology, entrepreneurship, and strategy. He received his PhD from the University of Cambridge, where he studied the genomes of bacteria using novel sequencing technologies.
“The Qu team and I are delighted to welcome Matt as COO at this critical time in Qu’s history, and we look forward to working together,” said Dr. Hal Gunn, CEO of Qu Biologics. “His post-graduate degrees in science, law, and business and his past demonstrated success leading biotech finance, business development, and operations make him an excellent match for our needs as we enter the important next phase of our mission to realize the full potential of SSIs.”