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, and is inventor of several granted patent families. He is a former manager at SANOFI and SANOFI Pasteur (Corporate Strategic Intelligence), Project Leader at ERYTECH pharma (Business Development & Licensing) and Chief Scientific Officer & Head of Corporate Development of other startups specialized in neuroscience. He is also founder of PODEMA consulting and cofounder of J2V Capital.

Dr. BLANC 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 Graduate School of Business (France).