Elios Therapeutics Strengthens Board of Directors with Appointment of Key Financial Executive Michael Caprio
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Elios Therapeutics, LLC, an immuno-oncology company focused on the development and commercialization of next-generation, immune-mediated technologies for the treatment of cancer, today announced the appointment of Michael Caprio, C.P.A., an accomplished business executive, to the Company's Board of Directors. For over three decades, Michael has demonstrated leadership in guiding business strategy for many organizations, including business development, quality control and personnel development.
"Michael has exceptional experience in guiding the financial strategy of high-growth and businesses which will be invaluable as we advance our lead vaccine candidates into a Phase III registrational trial and expand our therapeutic platform into other indications," said Buddy Long, chief executive officer of Elios Therapeutics. "On behalf of the leadership team, we are pleased to welcome Michael to our Board of Directors during this important period of growth and evolution for Elios."
About Michael Caprio
Caprio currently serves as an independent consultant providing financial and litigation expertise after a 32-year career as an audit partner with KPMG, an international accounting and advisory firm. At KPMG, Michael held several leadership positions, including National Industrial Markets Audit Leader, Partner in Charge - Audit of the New England Business Unit, Managing Partner of the Providence, Rhode Island office and Global Lead Partner for several exchange listed companies. Michael has served on the board of directors of professional, philanthropic, and social organizations, including KATANA Safety and the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, RI. He has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, operating multi-site professional services, SEC Regulations, Initial Public Offerings, private equity, board and investor communications, litigation support, accounting and internal control. Michael is a graduate of the University of Connecticut and is a certified public accountant.
"I am delighted to have the opportunity to join the Elios Board at this pivotal time in the Company's life cycle," said Michael Caprio. "Cancer is among the leading causes of death worldwide and Elios has made great strides in advancing its immunotherapy platform of therapeutic cancer vaccines which may transform the way we treat cancer. I look forward to contributing my experience and helping to further the Company's efforts to deliver promising therapeutic options for the cancer community."
About Elios Therapeutics, LLC
Elios Therapeutics, LLC is an immuno-oncology company focused on the development and commercialization of next-generation, immune-mediated technologies for the treatment of cancer, developing a portfolio of innovative personalized therapeutic cancer vaccines targeting unmet medical needs across a broad range of tumor types.
Elios holds exclusive licenses for two lead therapeutic candidates, the TLPLDC (tumor lysate, particle-loaded, dendritic cell) vaccine and TLPO (tumor lysate, particle only) vaccine, personalized therapeutic cancer vaccines that use a proprietary particle delivery system to stimulate the body's immune system to recognize cancer cells as foreign pathogens and fight a patient's specific cancer. Elios is investigating the clinical potential of TLPLDC and TLPO in U.S. Food and Drug Administration clinical trials.
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