Clay Siegall Further Shows Support For Cancer Research

 

The development of biotechnology and research institutes across the world has made it easier to access information about different diseases. These institutes have been supporting experts who want to find solutions to diseases that have remained a mystery for many years. In recent years, many companies in the field of biotechnology embraced research and are looking for solutions to offer easy ways of treating cancer. The success that has been witnessed so far has allowed for the development of technologies that allow patients to receive better care and specialized treatment that offers a bigger margin of success.

Seattle Genetics, one of the biotechnology companies that have invested largely in cancer research, has succeeded in the development of different drug pipelines and technologies that have been useful in treating cancer. One of their most notable drug pipelines is ADCETRIS, which has been earning the company the biggest revenue amount. ADCETRIS has proved successful and is currently adopted by over 60 countries in different parts of the world.

Another milestone that defined the dedication of Seattle Genetics to finding solutions for cancer treatment is the ADC Technology. Antibody Drug Conjugates work seamlessly in the treatment of cancer by targeting and killing harmful cells while at the same time ignoring healthy cells. This is a better technology than the radiation of waves, which kill all cells in the region targeted.

About Clay Siegall

Clay Siegall, the President, Board Chairman and CEO of Seattle Genetics, is a highly skilled clinical scientist, whose career has been confined to looking for solutions to effectively defeat cancer. He founded the company in 1998 and since then he has been supporting research and the design of products that are aimed at supporting the fight to cure cancer.

Prior to building Seattle Genetics, Clay Siegall worked at the Bristol-Meyers Squibb Research Institute (1991 to 1997). He also prior to this worked at several companies and corporations including the National Cancer Institute as well as the National Institute of Health (1988 to 1991). Clay Siegall attended the University of Maryland to study Zoology and he later joined Washington University and graduated with a PhD in Genetics.

Dr. Siegall joins Mirna Therapeutics

Mirna Therapeutics recently announced the appointment of Dr. Clay B Siegall as one of the outside directors of its board of directors. Mirna Therapeutics is a very famous biotechnology firm that was founded to develop and commercialize microRNA therapeutics.
Clay B. Siegall is one of the co-founder of Seattle Genetics. He is also the president and Chief Executive Officer of the company that was started several years ago. He also chairs the board of directors for Seattle Genetics. Mr. Siegall is a PhD holder, with a lot of experience in the biotechnology industry.

Seattle Genetics (SGEN) Clay B. Siegall on Q2 2016 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Mirna Therapeutics management is very excited about the new appointment. Dr. Siegall is expected to bring a lot of changes in the company since he has a lot of expertise in pharmaceutical world. He also boasts of his success in building a very successful oncology company. Mirna Therapeutics team with benefit from Dr. Siegall contributions, especially when developing microRNA therapeutics

MicroRNA therapeutics is actually a very exciting area of cancer research. According to Dr. Siegall, Mirna is one of the companies that is perfectly positioned with the right products. He was very excited to join the company to as part of the Board of Directors. 

Dr. Siegall co-founded a company known as Seattle Genetics in the year 1998. The company has done quite well under his leadership, and it has managed to build a wide range of antibody therapies that can address different medical needs of people suffering from cancer. The first commercial product from Seattle Genetics was known as ADCETRIS, and it was approved in the market in 2011.

Seattle Genetics is also believed to have entered into different strategic collaborations with some of the leading biotechnology and some pharmaceutical companies in the oncology department. All this while, Dr. Siegall has been in charge of raising the capital for the company. So far, he has managed to secure more than six hundred million dollars through private and public financings.

http://claysiegall.tumblr.com/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/claysiegall