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Dr. Andrew P. Mazar PhD

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Consulting Head of Product Develo...

Phone: (512) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address:  Evanston , Illinois , United States
Lung Therapeutics Inc
7500 Rialto Blvd. Ste 250
Austin , Texas 78735
United States

Company Description: Lung Therapeutics, Inc. is a pharmaceutical company focusing on lung diseases especially targeting orphan drug indications and other currently untreatable or...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder
    Tactic Pharmaceuticals


  • PhD
  • Ph.D. , Biochemistry
    University of Illinois College of Medicine
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Team | Lung Therapeutics, Inc., 22 Oct 2015 [cached]
Andrew Mazar, Ph.D.
Founder and Head of Product Development
Andrew P. Mazar, Ph.D., Lung ..., 13 Jan 2015 [cached]
Andrew P. Mazar, Ph.D., Lung Therapeutics' Co-Founder and Consulting Head of Product Development, said, "Having consulted on other EU orphan drug submissions in the past, I know how challenging the process can be.
Andrew P. Mazar, ..., 27 Aug 2015 [cached]
Andrew P. Mazar, PhD
Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer
Dr. Mazar has spent twenty five years working on drug discovery and development at the interface of academia and industry and has founded or co-founded eight start-up companies to commercialize new drug discoveries. He is also internationally recognized for his basic research work on the role of the urokinase plasminogen activator (uPA) system in tumor progression and angiogenesis as well as basic mechanisms of cancer metastasis. He is the co-author of 99 peer reviewed publications and 16 reviews and book chapters. Prior to co-founding Tactic Pharmaceuticals in 2010 and joining the Chemistry of Life Processes Institute at Northwestern University in 2009, Dr. Mazar was the Chief Scientific Officer at Attenuon, LLC in San Diego from 2000 to 2009 and led discovery and development efforts resulting in three drugs entering oncology clinical trials. Dr. Mazar has now overseen 11 IND enabling efforts, many of these focused on drugs discovered in academia.
Management, 6 May 2015 [cached]
Andrew P. Mazar, PhD Chief Scientific Officer
Dr. Mazar is recognized internationally for his work on the urokinase plasminogen activator (uPA) system and its role in tumor progression. In addition to his research work on the uPA system, Dr. Mazar is a veteran of drug discovery having led various oncology drugs from basic research through phase II clinical trials.
Prior to Tactic Pharmaceuticals, Dr. Mazar was Chief Scientific Officer at Attenuon, where he led the development of three drug projects from discovery into human clinical trials. He was also the Vice President of Biology at Ångstrom Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where he discovered the anti-angiogenic peptide Å6, which is currently being evaluated in phase II trials in oncology. He also discovered a novel uPA receptor-targeting peptide Å17, which was licensed to Diatide/Schering AG. Prior to Ångstrom, Dr. Mazar spent over seven years at Abbott Laboratories, where he initiated two anti-angiogenesis pilot projects and was involved in the pre-clinicaldevelopment of two biologic agents that went through Phase III trials.
Dr. Mazar is also the co-inventor on twelve issued patents, forty pending patent applications, ninety-six full publications in refereed scientific journals, and eight book chapters including reviews on the uPA system, mouse tumor models and the therapeutic targeting of cancer. Dr. Mazar received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Illinois College of Medicine.
International Protease Network - People, 1 April 2015 [cached]
Professor Andrew P. Mazar, Ph. D. Chief Scientific Officer, Senior Vice President, Research and Development Attenuon, L.L.C., 10130 Sorrento Valley Rd Suite B, San Diego, CA 92121
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