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Dr.jaume Pons


Pharmaceutical Sciences
Alexo Therapeutics
Ireland

Biography

Dr. Pons is President, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Alexo Therapeutics. Formerly, Dr. Pons served as Chief Scientific Officer and site head of Rinat (Pfizer), where he was responsible for portfolio delivery from idea to clinical development. He implemented the vision of a company unit following biology across therapeutic areas while generating advanced antibody technologies and turned Rinat into the center of Dr. Pons is President, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Alexo Therapeutics. Formerly, Dr. Pons served as Chief Scientific Officer and site head of Rinat (Pfizer), where he was responsible for portfolio delivery from idea to clinical development. He implemented the vision of a company unit following biology across therapeutic areas while generating advanced antibody technologies and turned Rinat into the center of cancer immunology for Pfizer. Dr. Pons is an inventor of three antibodies in late-stage clinical development and has advanced nine additional antibodies into human trials in multiple therapeutic areas. As Senior Vice President of R&D, he was a member of Pfizer’s World R&D Leadership Team. Before Pfizer, Dr. Pons created and led Rinat’s protein engineering group and was a scientist at Chiron. Dr. Pons earned his Ph.D. in molecular and cell biology at the Institute on Fundamental Biology, Barcelona, Spain and an M.S. in biotechnology and B.S. in biochemistry from Autonoma University of Barcelona. He conducted his postdoctoral studies in antibody engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. for Pfizer. Dr. Pons is an inventor of three antibodies in late-stage clinical development and has advanced nine additional antibodies into human trials in multiple therapeutic areas. As Senior Vice President of R&D, he was a member of Pfizer’s World R&D Leadership Team. Before Pfizer, Dr. Pons created and led Rinat’s protein engineering group and was a scientist at Chiron. Dr. Pons earned his Ph.D. in molecular and cell biology at the Institute on Fundamental Biology, Barcelona, Spain and an M.S. in biotechnology and B.S. in biochemistry from Autonoma University of Barcelona. He conducted his postdoctoral studies in antibody engineering at the University of California, Berkeley.

Research Interest

clinical development

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