Bicycle Therapeutics Appoints Dr. Dominic Smethurst as Chief Medical Officer

CAMBRIDGE, England & BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bicycle Therapeutics plc (NASDAQ: BCYC), a biotechnology company pioneering a new and differentiated class of therapeutics based on its proprietary bicyclic peptide (Bicycle®) technology, today announced the appointment of Dominic Smethurst, MA, MBChB, MRCP, MFPM as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Smethurst brings to Bicycle extensive expertise in developing bispecific immuno-oncology agents, as well as toxin conjugate therapeutics for cancer and other serious diseases.

“Given his in-depth knowledge of conventional and disruptive therapeutic modalities, we believe Dominic is uniquely qualified to guide development of Bicycles as potential solutions to many of the limitations faced by small molecule and antibody-based medicines,” said Kevin Lee, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Bicycle Therapeutics. “Dominic will be responsible for designing and driving execution of the clinical development plans for our pipeline candidates, all of which currently represent possible first-in-class or best-in-class therapies. Dominic adds a critical

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Three Somali special forces killed, U.S. officer wounded in car bomb, Somali official says

GAROWE, Somalia (Reuters) – Three Somali special forces soldiers were killed and a U.S. officer was seriously wounded in a car bomb on Monday outside the force’s base in the country’s south, a regional Somali government official said.

Al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab said they were behind the attack and put the number of dead at 20.

A Somali soldier was also wounded in the attack in Jana Cabdalle village, some 60 km (37 miles) from the port city of Kismayu, which is also Jubbaland region’s capital.

“Two soldiers of Danab (special) forces died and two others were wounded. A U.S. officer was seriously wounded,” Mohamed Ahmed Sabriye, director of communications of Jubbaland state palace told Reuters by phone.

He later said one of the wounded Danab force soldiers had subsequently died.

He said the suicide car bomb had exploded outside the special forces base.

U.S. Africa Command spokesman Air Force

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SIU investigating after police officer on bicycle and motorcycle collide near city’s core



a group of police officers riding on the back of a bicycle: Investigators with the Special Investigative Unit, work at the scene of a collision between a person riding a motorcycle and a police officer from the bicycle unit at the intersection of Wyandotte Street East and McDougall Street on Wednesday, August 19, 2020.


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Investigators with the Special Investigative Unit, work at the scene of a collision between a person riding a motorcycle and a police officer from the bicycle unit at the intersection of Wyandotte Street East and McDougall Street on Wednesday, August 19, 2020.

A motorcycle driver was seriously injured during a collision with an on-duty Windsor police officer on a bicycle near the city’s downtown early Wednesday morning.

The collision occurred shortly after midnight at the intersection of Wyandotte Street East and McDougall Street.

The police officer and the driver of the motorcycle were transported to hospital for medical assessment of injuries, Windsor police said in a news release on Wednesday.

Officers secured the scene and notified the province’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU). The SIU has invoked its mandate and is investigating the collision.

The roadway between Goyeau Street and Glengarry Avenue remains closed for investigation.

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‘For public and officer safety:’ Edmonton city police mum on possibility of third armoured vehicle

Edmonton city police have two armoured vehicles in their arsenal but remain coy on what funding is available for a third.

City police spokeswoman Cheryl Voordenhout said the the force currently has a Ballistic Armoured Tactical Transport (B.A.T.T.) vehicle and a Grizzly vehicle.

“Armoured vehicles are essentially police rescue vehicles,” said Voordenhout. “In the case of an event involving weapons, these vehicles would be used for public and officer safety.”

Voordenhout added that questions regarding funding for armoured vehicle replacements or purchases would have to be answered through the Freedom of Information and Privacy (FOIP) unit. She said requests for operational information regarding specialized police equipment is beyond the scope of the communications depatment.

The country’s Department of National Defence has donated at least five armoured vehicles to police agencies since 2007: the Grizzly armoured personnel carrier to Edmonton city police that year; two Cougar armoured vehicles to the B.C.

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Jersey Village Police Officer shoots after suspect hits him with vehicle


On July 23, Jersey Village Police officers were investigating a report of a stolen vehicle, caught by

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Birmingham Police officer injured in pursuit with stolen vehicle

A Birmingham Police officer suffered minor injuries in a crash during a pursuit with a stolen vehicle.Sgt. Rodarius Mauldin of the BPD says officers were behind the stolen vehicle this evening on Highway 78 and Dugan Avenue, when the officer was involved in a crash.The suspects ran away after the crash and all three suspects were taken in custody a short time later.The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office helicopter was called in to assist in the search for the suspects.Highway 78 in that area was closed, while officers were in the area searching for the suspects.

A Birmingham Police officer suffered minor injuries in a crash during a pursuit with a stolen vehicle.

Sgt. Rodarius Mauldin of the BPD says officers were behind the stolen vehicle this evening on Highway 78 and Dugan Avenue, when the officer was involved in a crash.

The suspects ran away after the

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