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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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