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Stefano Theoharis

Stefano Theoharis

SVP Corporate Development & Partnering, Cell Medica

Stefanos joined Cell Medica to lead our partnering activities, bringing a combination of academic, business development, project management and finance skills.

Following his PhD, Stefanos worked as a post-doctoral researcher at Imperial College, whilst also working for six years in parallel as a paid consultant to the London Technology Network, a government-funded organization bridging the gap between industry and academia. Subsequently, Stefanos joined Lazard, the investment bank, as a member of the life science M&A team and then Roche Partnering, as Director of Emerging Technologies, where he participated in multiple licensing deals, with a focus on novel innovative technologies. He then joined Antisense Pharma as Head of BD. Prior to joining Cell Medica, Stefanos was CBO for apceth in Munich, where he was responsible for business development on the company’s first-in-man engineered cell therapy platform and its GMP manufacturing business, as well as project management, and communications.

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  • Real thinking forward combining experts in the field from manufacturing, regulatory and value vision” – “great network with strong experience and sharing risks & opportunities
    Jean-Philippe Combal
    GenSight Biologics
  • The conference consistently proves to be a great forum for networking with industry leaders in the development of cellular and gene therapies as well as vendors for important technologies and services.
    Michael Covington
    Juno Therapeutics, Inc
  • It was a very interesting event as all participants, including speakers were ready to exchange, even on the most challenging subjects such as reimbursement, GMP guidance
    Bertrand Alexandre
    Celyad
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    Dr Ohad Karnieli
    Karnieli Ltd