Kezar Life Sciences Taps Noreen Roth Henig as Chief Medical Officer

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Kezar Life Sciences (NASDAQ: KZR) has appointed Noreen Roth Henig to serve as its chief medical officer, the same role she held most recently at Breath Therapeutics. Breath was acquired by Zambon last year for €140 million up front. Henig’s experience also includes roles at ProQR Therapeutics and Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD). South San Francisco-based Kezar, which went public in 2018, is developing treatments for autoimmune diseases and cancer. Its most advanced program, KZR-616, is being evaluated in three separate Phase 2 studies spanning five autoimmune conditions.