"I am delighted to welcome Dr.
"I am honored to join Nektar, a leader in the development of cytokine therapeutics, during this exciting time of important growth for the company," said
"I'd like to thank Brian for his substantial contributions over the past six months as our interim Chief Medical Officer and am pleased that he will continue to lead the immunology area at Nektar," added Robin.
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