Elevation Oncology

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Elevation Oncology: Elevation Oncology is founded on the belief that every patient with cancer deserves to know what is driving the growth of their disease and have access to therapeutics that can stop it. We make genomic tests actionable by selectively developing drugs to inhibit the specific alterations that have been identified as drivers of disease. Together with our peers we work towards a future in which each unique test result can be matched with a purpose-built precision medicine to enable an individualized treatment plan for each patient. Our lead candidate, seribantumab, inhibits tumor growth driven by NRG1 fusions and is currently being clinically tested in the Phase 2 CRESTONE study for patients with tumors of any origin that have an NRG1 fusion. Details on CRESTONE are available at http://www.NRG1fusion.com. For more information visit http://www.ElevationOncology.com.
Biotech Company / Healthcare/Biotechnology
Based in...
US - Middle Atlantic
Clinical Stage
Phase l or ll
Disease Space
New York, NY
United States

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Shawn Leland
Elevation Oncology, Founder and CEO
Shawn M. Leland is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Elevation Oncology and currently serves as its Chief Business Officer overseeing all day-to-day operations. Shawn brings over a decade of experience in medical affairs and business development for the pharmaceutical/biotech industry, with a focus on building collaborations to realize the full potential of targeted and personalized therapeutics. Shawn has been involved in global transactions totaling more than $450 million in upfront payments and milestone payments at Eli Lilly, ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Argos Therapeutics and Verastem Oncology. Shawn has also served as an expert strategic consultant for Catenion providing guidance on portfolio management for pharmaceutical/biotech companies. Shawn resides in Denver, Colorado and enjoys snowboarding, hiking and cycling.