The Prix Galien MedStartup was awarded on October 26th in Boston to the French cell therapy biotech TreeFrog Therapeutics in the category “Biopharmaceutical Industry”
Organized by the prestigious Galien Foundation and Business France, the Prix Galien MedStartup rewards the best Franco-American collaborations in the pharmaceutical sector.
TreeFrog Therapeutics received this award for the QC-Stem International Consortium, which brings together world-class experts in induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) quality from the Harvard Stem Cell Institute and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston (USA), the FBRI in Kobe (Japan) and the Imagine Institute in Paris (France).
Senior profiles from Merck KGaA and FUJIFILM Cellular Dynamics join in to accelerate the global dissemination of proprietary C-StemTM technology for cell therapy mass-production.
Bordeaux, France, February 5, 2020 – TreeFrog Therapeutics, a pure player in iPSC-derived cell therapies, today announces the appointment of 2 senior executives and 2 independent board members. Pascale Berthet, formerly Business Development Manager at FUJIFILM Cellular Dynamics was appointed Chief Business Development Officer, and Michaël Lanero Fidalgo, former Head of EMEA Biodevelopment Center at Merck KGaA, was recruited as Chief Operating Officer. In addition, 2 independent board members joined TreeFrog Therapeutics’ corporate governance: Julia Berretta, formerly VP of Business Development at Cellectis, and Frederic Desdouits, former Bionest Partner and Pierre Fabre North America director. [Read more…]