TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Mar 18, 2014) - Lorus Therapeutics Inc. (LOR.TO) ("Lorus" or the "Company") announced that Dr. Aiping Young is leaving her position as President and Chief Operating Officer of Lorus, effective today. William G. Rice, Ph.D., Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, and the other members of the Company's Board of Directors, on behalf of Lorus, thank Dr. Young for her years of service to the Company and wish her well in her future endeavors. Dr. Young's responsibilities will be assumed by other members of senior management.
Lorus is a biopharmaceutical company targeting essential apoptosis pathways to deliver transformational cancer drugs. Lorus' goal is to capitalize on its research, preclinical, clinical and regulatory expertise by developing new drug candidates that can be used alone and in combination with other drugs to successfully treat specific forms of cancer. Lorus Therapeutics Inc. is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol LOR.
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