People

Scientific Advisory Board

World-renowned oncology expert, has registered more than 15 of the world’s top cancer drugs, over 35 years in oncology drug development

▪ Former CMO of Celgene where he presided over the registration of drugs including Abraxane, Revlimid, Vidaza, Istodax, and Taxotere

▪ Board member in various biotech companies including Transgene, Halozyme, Celator Pharmaceuticals, and CRO IDDI

▪ Author of more than 70 articles in peer-reviewed

▪ Senior advisor to the board of Quercis Pharma AG and Board Observer.

Major contributor to the understanding of the mechanism of platelet granule release and its role in thrombus

▪ M.D. and Ph.D. from NYU School of Medicine as well as M.Sc from Harvard Medical School

▪ Associate Director of the Translational Research Center in Thrombosis and Hemostasis

▪ Member of the Hemostasis and Thrombosis NIH Study Section

▪ Member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation

Former Head of the Laboratory of Neurodegeneration at Pasteur, Montevideo and performing research on the cellular and molecular mechanisms of brain aging

▪ M.D. from the University of the Republic (Uruguay) and Ph.D. from Collège de France

▪ Member of the National Academy of Science of Uruguay and of the Third World Academy of Science

▪ Former President of IIBCE Board of Directors

▪ Former President of the National Council of Science and Technology

World renowned oncologist, specialist
in pancreatic cancer

▪ Professor of Medicine at Cornell Medical School and Chief of the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

▪ Previously Clinical Director of the Rosenberg Clinical Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard

▪ Member of the Board of PANCAN

▪ Author of more than 220 articles in the top tier peer-reviewed journals

Expert on nano-sensors for in vivo tumor profiling

Professor at ETH Zürich heading the Responsive Biomedical Systems Lab

▪ Former researcher at MIT on nanosensors for in vivo tumour profiling

Co-founder of MagnebotiX

Board of Directors

▪ 20 years of experience in strategy consulting & investment management

▪ Partner and Managing Director at Cevian Capital for 12 years

▪ Seven years at McKinsey’s Corporate Finance practice, ultimately as Associate Principal

Lawyer and serial entrepreneur for more than 20 years. Started and successfully built/sold more than 10 companies

▪ Authored multiple drug patents and trademarks

▪ Has been studying naturally occurring small molecules as disease prevention agents with an emphasis on flavonoids for 20+ years

Founded and built biotech/pharma business and bundled it into Quercis Pharma AG in 2019

Doctor of Science (hc)

▪ Cardiologist and Former Minister of Health in France

▪ Former Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations

▪ Former chairman of the Executive Board of UNITAID

▪ Founder of Unitlife

▪ Senior executive with 35 years of experience in Life Science Industry

President & CEO of vTv Therapeutics

▪ Served as director on 35 private, public & non-profit Boards.

▪ Held senior positions at TEVA and  Sanofi

▪ Former Chief Strategy Officer Vifor Pharma where he was driving the growth strategy, creating value through in-house development and a series of licensing deals & acquisitions.

Board member in various biotech companies including 4TEEN4, Adrenomed and HICT

25+ years of experience as pharma executive at AMGEN and Vifor Pharma in commercial, strategic and R&D roles

Senior lawyer with 35+ years of experience in Life Science Industry

▪ Attorney at law and Board member

▪ More than 30 years experience as senior lawyer at Roche leading the global  legal M&A department

Executive Team

Lawyer and serial entrepreneur for more than 20 years. Started and successfully built/sold more than 10 companies

▪ Authored multiple drug patents and trademarks

▪ Has been studying naturally occurring small molecules as disease prevention agents with an emphasis on flavonoids for 20+ years

Founded and built biotech/
pharma business and bundled it into Quercis Pharma AG in 2019

Doctor of Science (hc)

▪ Over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry

▪ Former Chief Medical Officer at Vifor Pharma

▪ Previous Chief Strategy Officer and President of Global clinical development at WorldWide Clinical Trials

▪ Former Medical Affairs Director at AstraZeneca

▪ Co-founder and member of the senior management team of Worldwide Clinical Trials (WCT)

▪ Medical Doctor

▪ Over 35 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry

▪ Former Chief Medical Officer and Head of R&D at Vifor Pharma

▪ Previous Head of Clinical Research at Novartis OTC

▪ 20 years at Bayer in R&D

▪ Medical Doctor