Dr. Manuel BLANC

co-founder
Chief Executive Officer
President of the Strategic committee of Lys Therapeutics

Dr. Manuel BLANC brings 15 years of experience in Preclinical and Clinical Project Management, Strategy & Business Development in the biotech – pharma – healthcare industry, with track-record of pharmaceutical product development from in vitro to clinical trial. Manuel is also inventor of several granted patent families. Manuel is former manager at SANOFI and SANOFI Pasteur (Corporate Strategic Intelligence), Project Leader at ERYTECH pharma (Business Development & Licensing) and Chief Scientific Officer & head of Strategic Alliances of a startup specialized in neuroscience. Manuel is also founder of PODEMA consulting and co-founder of J2V Capital. Manuel received his MSc in biochemistry and structural biology from Grenoble Alpes University (France), his PhD in protein biochemistry from Keele University (U.K.) and his MBA in biotechnology & pharmaceutical management ​from Grenoble Ecole de Management (France).