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Jan van de Winkel

CEO, Genmab A/S

Session

10:00 - 11:10
Plenary Program

Jan van de Winkel is President and Chief Executive Officer of Genmab, which he co-founded in February 1999. Genmab is a leading international biotechnology company focused on developing innovative antibody therapeutics for cancer.

Dr. van de Winkel has overseen the creation and development of a number of human antibodies for the treatment of cancer and other diseases.
Genmab has two approved and marketed drugs, DARZALEX® (daratumumab) for the treatment of certain multiple myeloma indications, and Arzerra® (ofatumumab) for the treatment of several chronic lymphocytic leukemia indications. Daratumumab is in clinical development for additional multiple myeloma indications, NKT-cell lymphoma, myelodysplastic syndrome, amyloidosis and solid tumors. A subcutaneous formulation of ofatumumab is in Phase III development for relapsing multiple sclerosis. Genmab has a broad pre-clinical and clinical product pipeline. Genmab's technology base consists of validated and proprietary next generation antibody technologies - the DuoBody® platform for generation of bispecific antibodies, and the HexaBody® platform which creates effector function enhanced antibodies. The company intends to leverage these technologies to create opportunities for full or co-ownership of future products. Genmab has alliances with top tier pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

Dr. van de Winkel has over 25 years of experience in the therapeutic antibody field and served as Vice President and Scientific Director of Medarex Europe prior to Genmab. He is the author of over 300 scientific publications and has been responsible for over 70 patents and patent applications. Dr. van de Winkel holds a professorship of Immunotherapy at Utrecht University. He is chairman of the board of directors of Hookipa Biotech AG, member of the board of directors of LEO Pharma and Celdara Medical, the scientific advisory board of Thuja Capital Healthcare Fund and the advisory board of Capricorn Health-tech Fund.

Abstract

Biotechnology drives Transformation of Cancer Treatment
Biotechnology presently drives innovation in healthcare and new drug development. One of the healthcare challenges is the rising number of global deaths from cancer. This presentation addresses the changing global innovation ecosystem and focuses on the important role of immunotherapy as a new pillar of cancer care. It will highlight the unique characteristics of DARZALEX a first-in-class immunomodulatory cancer drug that has been identified as one of the medicines that may transform the BioPharma landscape in the coming years.

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Jenny Dankelman
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Lude Franke
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Angus Livingstone
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Travis McCready
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Mirjam Mol
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Timothy Noël
Eindhoven University of Technology
Jacquelien Noordhoek
Dutch CF Foundation
Violet Petit-Steeghs
Athena Institute
Thomas Plochg
NPHF
Dirk Jan van der Pol
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Anne Portwich
LSP
Elisabeth van Rossum
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André van de Sande
Xendo
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Hans Schikan
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Janssen Vaccines
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UMC Utrecht
Jacob Seidell
VU
Agaath Sluijter
Medical Delta
Thijs Spigt
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Marianne van der Steen
Maastricht University
Maarten Steinbuch
Eindhoven University of Technology
Onno van de Stolpe
Galapagos
Werner Verbiest
Janssen Diagnostics
Martine de Vries
LUMC

Edward van Wezel
BioGeneration Ventures

Jan van de Winkel
Genmab

Loek Winter
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Hanneke Heeres
Health~Holland
Caroline Duterloo
Medical Delta
Paul Korte
Janssen
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