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Gotham Therapeutics Strengthens Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Board

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Carlo Incerti joins as independent Board Member, Thomas Tuschl as Scientific Advisor

Gotham Therapeutics,a biotechnology company developing a novel drug class targeting RNA-modifying proteins, today announced the appointment of Carlo Incerti, M.D., Ph.D. as an independent Board Member. In addition, the company today added Thomas Tuschl, Ph.D. as a Scientific Advisor. He joins fellow SAB members Dr. Samie Jaffrey, Weill Medical College of Cornell University & Co-founder of Gotham, Dr. Schraga Schwartz, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Dr. Andrew Mortlock, AstraZeneca/Acerta Pharma and Dr. Jorge DiMartino, Celgene, together forming an exceptionally experienced and multifaceted advisory board.

NEW YORK, NY, USA, FEBRUARY 14, 2019- Gotham Therapeutics,a biotechnology company developing a novel drug class targeting RNA-modifying proteins, today announced the appointment of Carlo Incerti, M.D., Ph.D. as an independent Board Member. In addition, the company today added Thomas Tuschl, Ph.D. as a Scientific Advisor. He joins fellow SAB members Dr. Samie Jaffrey, Weill Medical College of Cornell University & Co-founder of Gotham, Dr. Schraga Schwartz, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Dr. Andrew Mortlock, AstraZeneca/Acerta Pharma and Dr. Jorge DiMartino, Celgene, together forming an exceptionally experienced and multifaceted advisory board.

“Carlo and Thomas bring two unique sets of experience and expertise to Gotham. Carlo’s translational medicine experience and years of leadership at pharmaceutical companies will be essential as we continue to build our platform and grow the company following our Series A financing late last year. Additionally, Thomas' insight and advisement as a leading researcher in the RNA field will help to guide our R&D decision making process,” said Lee Babiss, Ph.D., CEO of Gotham. “We look forward to their strategic counsel as we progress toward our goal of becoming the leader in epitranscriptomics.”