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Nkarta Therapeutics Picks Paul Hastings for CEO

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Paul Hastings has been named CEO of South San Francisco, CA-based Nkarta Therapeutics. Hastings most recently worked for Redwood City, CA, cancer drug developer OncoMed Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: OMED), where he was chairman and CEO. Hastings resigned from OncoMed on Jan. 1. Nkarta is developing cancer treatments based on natural killer (NK) immune cells.