Birmingham, AL, February 12th 2020 – Vulcan Biosciences, Inc. announced today the hiring of Omar Flores, Ph.D., M.B.A., as Chief Executive Officer.  Dr. Flores has prior experience taking early stage pharmaceuticals into and through clinical trials as well as in venture capital.  His role at Vulcan Biosciences will be to oversee the financing and development of the company’s lead drug candidates for multiple sclerosis.  According to Archie Cobbs, Ph.D, Board Member of Vulcan Biosciences, “This critical leadership appointment will further advance Vulcan Biosciences’ mission to accelerate the development of breakthrough therapies for patients with multiple sclerosis. Our strategy for success is to put the best possible people and resources to work towards our goal, and Omar certainly fits that bill.”