Rhythm Pharmaceuticals Announces Election of Jennifer Good to its Board of Directors
“We are pleased to welcome Jennifer to our Board of Directors,” said
Ms. Good is Co-founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, and a member of the Board of Directors of
“I’m excited to join Rhythm at such a transformational time, as the Company works toward its first two pivotal topline data readouts for setmelanotide and advances its ongoing development efforts into additional MC4R pathway-driven disorders of obesity,” said Ms. Good. “I look forward to working with management and the Board to advance Rhythm’s goals of building an integrated community to better support patients, families and care providers and of delivering setmelanotide as the first approved therapy for rare genetic disorders of obesity.”
Rhythm is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of therapies for the treatment of rare genetic disorders of obesity. Rhythm is currently evaluating the efficacy and safety of setmelanotide, the company’s first-in-class MC4R agonist, in Phase 3 studies in patients with POMC deficiency obesity, LEPR deficiency obesity, BBS, and Alström syndrome. Rhythm is dedicated to improving the understanding of severe obesity that results from specific genetic disorders. For healthcare professionals, visit www.UNcommonObesity.com for more information. For patients and caregivers, visit www.LEADforRareObesity.com for more information. The company is based in Boston, MA.
This press release contains certain statements that are forward-looking within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and that involve risks and uncertainties, including statements regarding Rhythm’s business strategy and goals, its release of results of clinical trials, and its expectations regarding setmelanotide. Statements using word such as “expect”, “goal”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “may”, “will”, “plan” and similar terms are also forward looking statements. Such statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to, our ability to enroll patients in clinical trials, the design and outcome of clinical trials, the impact of competition, the ability to achieve or obtain necessary regulatory approvals, risks associated with data analysis and reporting, and expenses, and other risks as may be detailed from time to time in our Annual Reports on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and other reports we file with the
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