August 27, 2014 11:27 AM ET

Pharmaceuticals

Company Overview of Calithera Biosciences, Inc.

Company Overview

Calithera Biosciences, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on discovering and developing small molecule drugs directed against tumor metabolism and tumor immunology targets for the treatment of cancer. Its lead product candidate includes CB-839, an inhibitor of glutaminase, which is in three Phase I clinical trials for the treatment of patients with solid tumors, leukemias, lymphomas, and multiple myeloma. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in South San Francisco, California.

343 Oyster Point Boulevard

Suite 200

South San Francisco, CA 94080

United States

Founded in 2010

Phone:

650-870-1000

Key Executives for Calithera Biosciences, Inc.

Co-Founder
Age: 60
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 56
Senior Director of Human Resources and Operations
Senior Vice President of Research
Senior Vice President of Drug Discovery
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Calithera Biosciences, Inc. Key Developments

Calithera Biosciences Seeks Acquisitions

Calithera Biosciences, Inc. will consider acquisitions. Calithera Biosciences has filed an IPO in the amount of $80 million. The proceeds from the offering may be used to acquire complementary businesses, products or technologies, although, Calithera Biosciences has no present commitments or agreements for any specific acquisitions.

Calithera Biosciences, Inc. Presents at BIO International Convention, Jun-24-2014 04:15 PM

Calithera Biosciences, Inc. Presents at BIO International Convention, Jun-24-2014 04:15 PM. Venue: San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, United States.

Calithera Biosciences Appoints William D. Waddill as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Effective from April 1, 2014

Calithera Biosciences announced the appointment of William D. Waddill as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, effective April 1, 2014. As CFO, Mr. Waddill will provide input on corporate strategy and oversee all corporate financial matters, including financial planning and reporting, as well as investor relations. He will report directly to Susan Molineaux, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Waddill joins Calithera from OncoMed Pharmaceuticals where he served as Senior Vice President, CFO since 2007 responsible for all corporate financial matters, most notably the successfully completed $94 million Initial Public Offering in July 2013, private equity financing of $126 million in December 2008, and three collaborations valued at $6.1 billion.

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