MsC in Biochemistry, PhD for the University Miguel Hernández. 11 years of experience in rare neuromuscular diseases, produced 18 scientific articles and 5 related patents and has been PI in 5 competitive projects.
Dr. Rubén Artero. Advisor and Co-founder
Msc and PhD cum laude in Biochemistry by the University of Valencia. Leader of the translational genomics lab in the UV. Experienced entrepreneur, he is the inventor in 7 patents, 5 of them licensed and co-founded Genera Biotech.
Description of the advisory board members:
Dr. Ramón Eritja. Institute of Advance Chemistry of Catalonia
Director of the Nucleic Acids Chemistry Group at the Advanced Institute of Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC). He was a group leader and director of DNA synthesis facilities at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg (Germany) 1994-1999. He is a research professor at the CSIC of Barcelona from 2000 to the present. From 2012 to 2017 he was Director of the Institute of Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC).. He has remarkable contacts with several companies dedicated to RNA and DNA synthesis and works as advisor for companies developing therapeutic oligos.
Chief of section of the neurology service of the Donostia University Hospital. Director of the neurosciences area of the Biodonostia Institute. His field of research is neurogenetic diseases and within them in a very special way, neuromuscular diseases that affect the muscle, field in which he has developed projects both phenotypic characterization and fundamental myology or therapeutic approaches. Currently, his group has active projects in type 2A waist dystrophy, Duchenne dystrophy, type 1 myotonic dystrophy and facioscapulohumeral dystrophies. He is in close contact with an extense cohort of DM patients, that have been followed for several years.
An industrial engineer, Javier holds an MBA from IESE and the Rotterdam School of Management. Javier is the Managing Partner of Oliver Wyman’s cross-industry capabilities, with responsibility for the Digital, Technology, and Analytics, Operations, Organizational Effectiveness, Pricing, Sales, and Marketing, and Corporate Finance and Advisory practices.
Between 2012 and 2016 he was the Managing Partner of International Regions (South America, the Middle East and Africa, and the Asia-Pacific), and between 2007 and 2012, the Managing Partner of the Communication, Media, and Technology practice. During his career, Javier has consulted to some of the world’s leading companies across Europe, the United States, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. He has advised C-suite executives on corporate strategy and organization, sales and marketing, M&A activities, and government leaders on the adoption of new technologies and the development of the information society.
Javier joined Oliver Wyman in 2006, through the acquisition of the telecommunications strategy practice of DiamondCluster, which he led for five years. Before that, he was a senior partner in Cluster, and worked for the MAC Group and Hewlett-Packard.