Genenta appoints industry veteran Tim Obara to lead

MILAN, Italy and NEW YORK, May 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Genenta Science (NASDAQ: GNTA), a clinical-stage biotechnology company pioneering the development of immunogenic hematopoietic stem cell therapy for cancer, announces the appointment of Tim Obara, a highly experienced healthcare business executive, as Vice President of Business Development.

Tim has significant experience in a wide range of therapeutic areas and with global responsibility. He joins Genenta from the University of Pennsylvania’s gene therapy program, where he was executive director of research operations. He previously held business development roles at Amicus Therapeutics, AstraZeneca, GSK and Singapore-based Tessa Therapeutics.

Pierluigi Paracchi, CEO of Genenta Science, said, “I am delighted to welcome Tim to Genenta. Tim brings extensive business experience, particularly identifying, evaluating and closing late-stage business development and R&D opportunities. I look forward to working closely with Tim as Genenta continues to develop Temferon™ through clinical trials and expand our technology platform into other opportunities in the solid tumor market.

Tim added, “It’s an exciting time to join Genenta to identify and pursue business development opportunities that help realize the full potential of Temferon™ and Genenta’s proprietary technology platform. I look forward to to work with the talented Genenta team and leverage my experience across the healthcare industry and academia to continue to create and deliver value to the company and investors.”

About Genenta Science

Genenta ( is a clinical-stage biotechnology company pioneering the development of proprietary hematopoietic stem cell-based gene therapy for the treatment of a variety of solid tumor cancers. Temferon™ is based on ex vivo gene transfer into autologous hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells (HSPCs) to deliver immunomodulatory molecules directly via tumour-infiltrating monocytes/macrophages (Tie2 Expressing Monocytes – TEM). Temferon™, which is undergoing a Phase 1/2a clinical trial in patients newly diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme harboring an unmethylated MGMT gene promoter (uMGMT-GBM), is based on our platform technology, designed to reach solid tumors, induce a durable immune response not limited to preselected tumor antigens or type, and avoid systemic toxicity, which are some of the major unresolved challenges in immuno-oncology.

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Investor Relations – LifeSci Advisors:
Mary-Ann Chang, CFA
+44 7483 28 48 53
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Genenta Media:
Tiziana Pollio
+39 3482315143
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