IN8bio Promotes Kate Rochlin, Ph.D. to Chief Operating Officer

NEW YORK, Dec. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IN8bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: INAB), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of innovative gamma-delta T cell therapies utilizing its proprietary DeltEx platform, today announced the promotion of Kate Rochlin, Ph.D. to Chief Operating Officer (COO). Dr. Rochlin previously served as Vice President, Operations and Innovation.

Dr. Rochlin will be responsible for multiple functional areas, including chemistry, manufacturing and controls (CMC), technical operations, laboratory operations as well as collaborative development of our preclinical pipeline and clinical translational programs. Dr. Rochlin will also continue to work with our early innovation programs and partners.

“Since joining IN8bio in August 2020, Kate has been a major contributor to operations across the Company, helping to aggressively drive our growth and the advancement of our pipeline,” said William Ho, Chief Executive Officer of IN8bio. “She has a track record of success and has been an instrumental part of our management team. We are delighted to promote Kate to her new position as COO and look forward to her leadership in the advancement of our operations.”

At IN8bio, Dr. Rochlin has led several areas of operations and corporate development, including key contributions to our successful initial public offering (IPO) in August 2021. Dr. Rochlin has also been responsible for the development of analytical, quality and manufacturing teams and spearheading the buildout of the Company’s planned 10,000 sq. ft. research laboratory in Birmingham, AL. Prior to joining IN8bio, Dr. Rochlin gained extensive expertise in company development at Curadigm, where she served as Chief Business Officer, Nanobiotix, Filament Biosolutions and Immunovent, the latter of which she co-founded and served as Chief Scientific Officer. At these companies she conducted scientific research, managed intellectual property strategy, oversaw business development and managed company operations, including corporate strategy, partnering and team development. Dr. Rochlin was recognized in 2019 as one of the top women in tech by Crain’s New York Business. Dr. Rochlin earned a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Genetics from Weill Cornell Medical College and conducted research at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She earned a B.A. in Biology from the University of Pennsylvania.

“I joined IN8bio because of its novel and innovative approach to gamma-delta T-cell therapies for cancer,” said Dr. Rochlin. “The DeltEx platform’s groundbreaking approach has the potential to be applicable across multiple solid and liquid tumors. It may also be the first immuno-oncology therapeutic to use engineered chemotherapy resistance in gamma-delta T-cells to drive cell therapy response and efficacy. I am thrilled to be recognized for my organizational contributions to date and excited to advance our platform for the benefit of patients.”

About IN8bio
IN8bio is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of gamma-delta T cell product candidates for solid and liquid tumors. Gamma-delta T cells are a specialized population of T cells that possess unique properties, including the ability to differentiate between healthy and diseased tissue. IN8bio’s DeltEx platform employs allogeneic, autologous and genetically modified approaches to develop cell therapies, designed to effectively identify and eradicate tumor cells.

IN8bio is currently conducting two investigator-initiated Phase 1 clinical trials for its lead gamma-delta T cell product candidates: INB-200 for the treatment of newly diagnosed glioblastoma and INB-100 for the treatment of patients with leukemia undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. IN8bio also has a broad portfolio of preclinical programs focused on addressing other solid tumor types.

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