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Elliott Sigal Joins NEA as Venture Partner and Senior Advisor

New Enterprise Associates (NEA), the Chevy Chase-based venture capital firm, on Thursday named Elliott Sigal as a venture partner and senior advisor. Sigal is a former executive vice president and director for Bristol-Myers Squibb, serving as the company's chief scientific officer and president of R&D from 2004-2013. "Dr. Sigal is among the most accomplished, respected and forward-thinking executives in the pharmaceutical industry," said David Mott, NEA general partner and head of the firm's Healthcare practice. "He brings extraordinary insights in key areas such as the use of genetic information to develop precision therapeutics, state of the art clinical and regulatory strategy, and extensive relationships across pharma, biotech and academia."

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