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Seasoned Lundbeck researcher poached by up-and-coming biotech firm to lead R&D

Biotech company Muna Therapeutics has expanded its leadership team with a new research director, Niels Plath, who the firm has recruited from Lundbeck.

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Since Muna Therapeutics completed its DKK 450m (USD 70m) capital fundraising round earlier this year, the company has been busily recruiting new profiles to lead the company. In August, the company revealed its new chair of the board, and now, Muna Therapeutics has hired a research director.

This role will be filled by Niels Plath, who has been headhunted from Lundbeck, where he has worked for more than 16 years, most recently as head of global research.

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