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Kris Thielemans, MD, PhD Chief Scientific Officer / Professor at eTheRNA immunotherapies NV / Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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Kris Thielemans was trained as an MD at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), spent some years in the Laboratory of Dr. R. Levy at the Department of Oncology at the Stanford University Medical School (Ca, USA) and obtained a PhD degree.  Harnessing the immune system to combat cancer has been his major interest since then. He manages the Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Therapy (LMCT) at the VUB for more than 30 years focusing on immune-therapeutic translational research and therapeutic vaccine development, including clinical trials for the treatment of cancer and HIV. He is founder and CSO of the spin-off company eTheRNA Immunotherapies NV to develop and implement mRNA based immunotherapy.

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