Head of Precision & Translational Medicine Gosselies, Charleroi, Belgium
Since April 2015
Leader of translational team by iTeos Therapeutics, a biotech company active in the field of Immuno-oncology.
Leader of the translational team responsible for supporting biology and clinical hypothesis generated through combination of complex data sets including IHC, RNA, DNA from preclinical models and patient samples as well as the establishment of biomarkers that will be used in the clinic for monitoring target modulation (PD) and enabling patient selection.
Principal Scientist Brussels, Belgium
July 2010 --- March 2015
Leader of two research projects with a focus on relationship between cancer cell metabolism, tumor micro-environment and response to radiation therapy and identification of radiosensitization mechanisms including immunomodulation after radiotherapy of HPV in head and neck cancers.
CTRS coordinator, Public disclosure Wavre, Belgium
October 2008 --- June 2010
Coordination of activities that enable the disclosure to lay public of data from clinical trials through the posting of protocols and results summaries on Clinical Trials.gov and the company’s (GSK Biologicals) website.
Ph.D. Student Louvain-la-Neuve, Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
September 2004 --- September 2008
Investigation, in a mouse model, of the effect of maternal malnutrition during early life on the developmental programming of obesity and cardiovascular diseases in the offspring.
Problem solvingCollaborationCoordinationEfficiencyCritical thinking
R&DBiomarkersBiomedical SciencesCancer ResearchClinical researchDrug DiscoveryImmunohistochemistry (IHC)ImmunoassaysImmunologyoncology Cell biology
Skills and Expertise
Biomarker ResearchCollaborate with project teamcoordinating research projectsExecute scientific projectsInteract with CROsInteract with KOLInteract with ethics committeeInterpret scientific dataInterpret research resultsLead teamsLiaise with professionals in other divisions of the company as requiredPublish scientific projectsproject management Analytical skills
PostDoc in Oncology and immuno-oncology from Université catholique de Louvain in 2010
PhD in Biological Sciences, Cellular and Molecular Biology from Université catholique de Louvain in 2008
Master in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Université catholique de Louvain in 2004
Training and Certification
FELASA C animal experimentation in 2008 Certification
Expert has 17 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)