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Disc Medicine to Present at the Piper Sandler 32nd Annual Healthcare Conference

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (November 23, 2020) – Disc Medicine, a hematology company dedicated to the discovery and development of novel therapeutic candidates for serious and debilitating diseases, announced it will participate in the Piper Sandler 32nd Annual Virtual Healthcare Conference.  A pre-recorded presentation by John Quisel, J.D., Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Disc Medicine, will be […]

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Disc Medicine Expands Scientific Advisory Board with Leading Experts in Hepcidin Biology

Tomas Ganz, MD, PhD and Elizabeta Nemeth, PhD to Join Disc Medicine Scientific Advisory Board Cambridge, Mass. – October 13, 2020 – Disc Medicine, a company dedicated to the discovery and development of novel therapeutic candidates for serious and debilitating hematologic diseases, today announced the appointment of Tomas Ganz, MD, PhD and Elizabeta Nemeth, PhD […]

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Disc Medicine to Present at Citi's 15th Annual BioPharma Virtual Conference

Cambridge, Mass. – September 8, 2020 – Disc Medicine, a biotechnology company dedicated to the discovery and development of novel therapeutic candidates for serious and debilitating hematologic diseases, today announced that John Quisel, J.D., Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Disc Medicine, will present at Citi’s 15th Annual BioPharma Virtual Conference today, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 […]

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Disc Medicine Expands Leadership Team with Industry Veterans to Advance Hepcidin Modulating Therapies Toward the Clinic

Jonathan Yu Named Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy
William Savage, MD, PhD Appointed Vice President of Clinical Development

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John Quisel, JD, PhD Joins Disc Medicine as President and Chief Executive Officer

Cambridge, Mass. – January 28, 2020 – Disc Medicine, a hematology company applying new insights in hepcidin biology to develop therapies that restore red blood cell production in hematologic diseases, today announced the appointment of John Quisel, JD, PhD as President and Chief Executive Officer effective February 25, 2020. Dr. Quisel joins Disc Medicine after more than a decade at Acceleron Pharma where he most recently was Chief Business Officer. In this planned transition, co-founder and interim CEO, Brian MacDonald, will continue to serve as a senior advisor and director of the company.

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Disc Medicine Completes $50 Million Series A Financing led by Novo Holdings A/S to Advance New Therapies Addressing Ineffective Red Blood Cell Production

Disc Medicine, a hematology company applying new insights in hepcidin biology to develop therapies that restore red blood cell production in hematologic diseases, today announced the completion of a $50 million Series A financing. The company’s novel approach focuses on targeting hepcidin, a key regulator of iron metabolism, as a treatment for inherited and acquired disorders of erythropoiesis.

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Disc Medicine Expands Pipeline Focused on Hepcidin Pathway

Enters into exclusive agreement with AbbVie for series of Hemojuvelin Antagonist Monoclonal Antibodies Cambridge, Mass. – October 29, 2019 – Disc Medicine, a hematology company that is applying new insights in hepcidin biology to develop therapies addressing ineffective red blood cell production in hematologic diseases, today announced that it has entered into an exclusive license […]

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Introducing Disc Medicine, a New Hematology Company

Introducing Disc Medicine – we are a hematology company harnessing new insights in hepcidin biology to address ineffective red blood cell productions (erythropoiesis). Focused on the hepcidin pathway, the master regulator of iron metabolism and the most promising consensus pathway to address a range of diseases, Disc is advancing first-in-class therapies to transform how hematologic disease is treated.

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