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Clinical stage versatile platform for disease prevention and therapeutics.

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Madhavan Nallani
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Madhavan Nallani
Founder | Chief Executive Officer | Chief Scientific Officer
Director of the Board ACM Biolabs & ACM Biosciences

Developed the core intellectual property of the company while working in Germany, the Netherlands and Singapore (at the Institute of Materials Research & Engineering (IMRE, A*STAR) and also at Nanyang Technological University).

Alexander Breidenbach
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Alexander Breidenbach
Chief Development Officer | Chief Business Officer

Pharmacologist and Business Developer with more than 20 years of partnering, R&D, and management experience in pharma. Doctorate in Veterinary Sciences, EMBA from ESSEC Paris & Mannheim Business School. Expertise in business development as Roche VP and Global Head Neuroscience, Ophthalmology, Rare Diseases Partnering, Deal Team Leader and Due Diligence Director. Global Head Safety Pharmacology at Roche Pharmaceuticals. Senior Pharmacologist at Schwarz Pharma AG.

Pierre Vandepapelière
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Pierre Vandepapelière
Clinical Advisor

Pharmacologist. Vaccines Expert with more than 30 years of experience of R&D.
Doctorat at the Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium. Leading function at GSK, Abivax, NeoVacs, Imcyse, and Amyl Therapeutics. CEO at Vaccibio Consulting.

Pieter Neels
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Pieter Neels
Head of Regulatory, Scientific Advisor

Dr Pieter Neels is a native of Belgium where he trained as an MD (University of Antwerp, 1985) and was boarded as a general practitioner. In 1997, he joined the Belgian Ministry of Public Health as a senior evaluator of the clinical part of registration files in the field of cardiology, nephrology, endocrinology (diabetes) etc.
In 2001 he was appointed CPMP member. In 2002 he was asked to take over all Belgian central vaccine rapporteur ships. He was elected vice-chair of Vaccine Working Party, a CHMP workgroup for vaccines for discussion on development and evaluation of registration files for vaccines until June 2013.
WHO has asked Dr Neels to attend many meetings on vaccine development all over the world in order to share the EU regulatory requirements/competence in vaccinology.
Dr Neels is also a member of the worldwide network on vaccine promotion as he is asked to attend the ADVAC course (Foundation Mérieux) and the IABS conferences.
In 2013 Dr Neels was nominated associate Professor at the Namur University for a course in Vaccinology, he retired in 2020.
In June 2013 Dr Neels stepped down from the CHMP and left the Belgian Federal Agency to start his own consultancy company “Vaccine-Advice” in order to be able to support vaccine development in a more efficacious way.
In 2014 Dr Neels was elected board member of IABS-EU and in 2016 he accepted to chair the Human Vaccine Committee of IABS.

Erich Erber
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Erich Erber
Director of the Board ACM Biolabs

Founder of the Erber Group, an Austrian animal nutrition company (now part of DSM), which consists of more than 50 affiliates in all continents. He is also founder of the SAN Pacific Investments Group. Recipient of numerous awards including the Austrian Export award and Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and is an Honorary Senator of the University of Veterinary Medicine and the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna.

Erich is the key investor representative on ACM Biolabs’ Board of Directors.

Sang Bin Ong
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Sang Bin Ong
Director of the Board ACM Biolabs

Sang Bin is currently the managing director of Ritz Venture Capital, a Singapore based family fund that focuses in supporting early-stage companies. He has over 30 years of experience in venture investments as well as mentorship within the academic community. With his background in engineering and business, he is a strong supporter of applying cutting edge technology and cultivating talents to address some of the key challenges in the world in the near future.

Manon Cox
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Manon Cox
Scientific Advisor

Ex-CEO of Protein Sciences, developed first FDA approved protein flu vaccine. Bought by Sanofi for US$650 million and milestones.

Daniel Paris
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Daniel Paris
Scientific Advisor, Tropical Infectious Diseases Clinician

Medical Director at Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute. Professor at University of Basel & University of Oxford.

Onur Boyman
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Onur Boyman
Clinical Immunologist, Scientific Advisor

Professor & Chair, Clinical Immunology, University of Zurich, Director, Department of Immunology, University Hospital Zurich.

Pierre Morgon
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Pierre Morgon
Market Access and Partnering, Scientific Advisor

30 years of executive, director, investor and mentor experience in the life science industry.

Peter Moran
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Peter Moran
Corporate Affairs

PhD. Managed the Micro- and Nano-systems group of 50 R&D staff in the Singapore research institute where the polymersome technology originated. Thereafter, co-founded Singular ID, a successful tech start-up which received funding from institutional investors based in the US, Europe and Asia and was acquired by a multinational. Has worked with Dr Nallani on ACM since 2011.

Katherine Schultheis
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Katherine Schultheis
Head of Discovery Research

Katherine Schultheis joined ACM Biosciences in 2022 as Head of Discovery Research with a strong background of preclinical development of DNA based vaccines and immunotherapeutics. Katherine has more than 10 years of academic and corporate research experience in the fields of infectious diseases, autoimmunity and oncology. She was heading a research team at Inovio Pharmaceuticals in San Diego, California, before moving back to the greater Basel area in 2021. Katherine obtained her Master’s level degree in Biochemistry from University of Potsdam, Germany.

Ameet Ambarkhane
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Ameet Ambarkhane
Head of Technical Development

Ameet is working closely with the dynamic & talented Technology Development team on our lead programme; his key focus is to translate the Polymersome platform technology from preclinical to clinical development.

Ameet brings with him breadth of experience in discovery, development, and commercial manufacturing of novel therapeutics in Global pharma cos, such as Novartis and MSD. Over last few years Ameet has been passionately working with the early-stage venture backed biopharma in UK, Europe, and APAC region to create value to the development programme.

Yvonne Kennedy
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Yvonne Kennedy
CMC Project Lead

Yvonne has over 30 years’ experience in the biopharmaceutical industry and significant technical, commercial and project management expertise in the development and commercialisation of oral and parenteral small molecule and biological products.
Prior to joining Cilatus, Yvonne was the Vice President of Technical Operations Project Management and Strategy at Horizon Pharma, overseeing all project managers responsible for managing tech transfers for both a number of small molecule oral products and biologics in late-stage development and commercial settings. She was instrumental in developing project planning systems, processes and tools in constantly changing pharmaceutical development and operational environments.
At Alkermes Pharma she was the Senior Director, Head of Project Management, responsible for the planning, budgeting and tracking of development and commercial product support projects at the Athlone facility, Ireland. At Elan Drug Technologies, she held the position of Senior Director, Head of Project Management, and she was responsible for planning, budgeting and tracking of development and commercial product support projects across 3 locations in Ireland and the US.
Yvonne holds a BSc. degree in Biochemistry and Chemistry, and PhD in Endocrinology from University College Dublin.
Since joining Cilatus, Yvonne has been acting as the CMC team leader for a small molecule for a client and she has been engaged in CDMO/CMO searches. For ACM Biosciences Yvonne is the CMC Project Lead.

Daniel Speiser
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Daniel Speiser
Consultant

Daniel Speiser is a physician-scientist who graduated in 1982 at the University of Zürich, Switzerland.
Subsequently he specialized in basic and clinical immunology at the Universities of Geneva and Toronto. Over many years he was pioneering clinical cancer immunotherapy and translational research at the University Hospital of Lausanne. He continues promoting clinical cancer immunotherapy development and research at the Universities of Lausanne and Bern, in collaboration with academic and industrial specialists.

Dr. David Lawrence
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Dr. David Lawrence
MD | PhD
Business Advisor to the Board ACM Biolabs PTE Ltd

David has wide ranging experience gained in over 30 years in the lifesciences industry. His expertise includes finance, business development and strategy gained across big pharma, vaccines, biotech, medtech and synthetic biology. David currently serves on the board of EnteroBiotix Ltd and was most recently the CFO of Valneva where he led several financings including its Nasdaq IPO in 2021. He served on the Board of Synpromics until its acquisition in 2019, have driven the development of the company from 2011.

Dr. Jenny Harry
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Dr. Jenny Harry
Director of the Board ACM Biolabs Australia

Jenny has more than 20 years’ experience in executive management of companies in the biotechnology and biopharmaceutical industry.
She has served on the Boards of a number of listed and unlisted companies and is currently a Non-Executive Director of Neuren Pharmaceuticals Ltd (ASX:NEU) and Aeris Environmental Ltd (ASX:AEI). Jenny is a graduate of the Harvard Business School General Manager Program and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Michael Mauch
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Michael Mauch
Head Project Leadership

Master’s Degree in Humanities at University of Stuttgart (Germany). Master’s Degree (MAS) in Marketing and Business Development at University of Basel (CH). Project Manager with more than 20-year experience in R&D pharma and art business.

Eunice Yoong Eng Chia
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Eunice Yoong Eng Chia
Research Assistant

Research Assistant at ACM Biolabs. Obtained a diploma in Medicinal Chemistry in 2017 and a degree of Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Biological Chemistry in 2021 at Nanyang Technological University.”

Yan Jun Lee
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Yan Jun Lee
Scientist

Yan Jun Lee is a Scientist at ACM Biolabs. She obtained her PhD from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2021. She then carried out her postdoctoral fellowship at National University of Singapore. She has conducted neuroscience studies in molecular and system settings throughout her academics training.

Ting Yan Aw
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Ting Yan Aw
Research Associate

Research associate at ACM Biolabs. Obtained a diploma in Molecular Biotechnology in 2012 and Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences in 2019 at the Nanyang Technological University.

Suet Li Chew
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Suet Li Chew
Research Associate

Research associate in ACM Biolabs. Obtained a diploma in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in 2015 and Bachelor’s degree with Honours in Chemistry in 2019 at the National University of Singapore.

Teck Wan Chia
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Teck Wan Chia
Senior Research Associate

Senior research associate at ACM Biolabs. Obtained a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Biological Chemistry in 2019 at the Nanyang Technological University.

Jian Hang Lam
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Jian Hang Lam
Senior Scientist

Jian Hang Lam holds a Ph.D. from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He was trained in pre-clinical dengue vaccine development and gained experience in virology and immunology, with special focus on investigating correlates of protection.

Shaoqiong Liu
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Shaoqiong Liu
Principal Scientist

Dr. Liu received her PhD in chemical and biomolecular engineering from National University of Singapore (NUS). She has more than 15 years of research and development experience in Biomedical science and Bioengineering. She has generated 5 patents and 42 papers in reputable journals including Nature communications and Advanced Materials.

Ser Yue Loo
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Ser Yue Loo
Senior Scientist

Ser Yue Loo is a Senior Scientist at ACM Biolabs. Prior to joining ACM Biolabs, Ser Yue carried out her postdoctoral fellowship at Genome Institute of Singapore, where she conducted research on therapeutics for treatment of triple negative breast cancer. Her work led to the successful translation from bench to bedside with the initiation of a clinical trial BEXMET in National Cancer Centre Singapore.
Loo Ser Yue obtained her PhD from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at National University of Singapore in 2014.

Karen Ng.
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Karen Ng.
Admin

A reliable professional with excellent interpersonal, planning and customer service skills to ensure effective operations in the organisation. With 15 years of experience in providing administration, accounts, payroll and program management in the education industry such as SIM, National University of Singapore and Singapore University of Social Sciences.

Henry Cheng
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Henry Cheng
Accounting

Henry Cheng is an accountancy graduate from NUS (Singapore), holds an MBA (Glasgow University) and CIMA (UK). He has worked with US multinational companies like Rockwell International, Becton Dickinson and RR Donnelley & Sons. Besides manufacturing, he has also worked in the logistics, Online cum Retail business sectors. He used to cover the Asia Pacific region, including involvement in several start-ups.

Devendra Shivhare
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Devendra Shivhare
Scientist

Devendra obtained his bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology from Vellore Institute of Technology and master’s degree in Biotechnology and Biochemical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology. After a brief working experience in India, Devendra decided to pursue higher study and joined Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. In his PhD, he gained significant experience in protein biochemistry. Devendra continued his academic career at NTU as a Post-Doc to study Protein-protein interaction networks.

Gaurav Sinsinbar
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Gaurav Sinsinbar
Scientist

Gaurav joined ACM Biolabs in 2021, after completing his PhD research in the field of point-of-care diagnostics from the School of Material Science and Engineering at NTU.

Vishwa Prasad Aitha
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Vishwa Prasad Aitha
Principal Scientist

Vishwa Prasad Aitha is an accomplished scientist with over 20 years of experience in polymer development and commercialization for well-established companies such as Evonik AG, BASF AG, Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences and Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 
He has a proven track record of success developing commercial products from concepts and has demonstrated experience in spearheading large and complex R&D projects throughout its entire lifecycle.
In 1999, Prasad had received his PhD from the National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India.

Siamy Wong
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Siamy Wong
Project Manager

Studied Veterinary Microbiology from the Royal Veterinary College, London. Spent more than a decade working in a government animal disease research centre in East Malaysia as a bacteriologist supporting field veterinarians in their diagnosis of livestock diseases. Then she moved on to work in an MNC based in Singapore and spent another 17 years for an animal health related job.

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