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Kees Been

CEO, Lysosomal Therapeutics Inc.

Session

18:30 - 21:00
Keynote VIP CEO-Investor Dinner

Kees is CEO of Lysosomal Therapeutics Inc (LTI), a biotech company focused on probing the lysosomal enzyme system for new drug targets in neurodegenerative diseases. Specifically, it is leveraging the genetic link between Gaucher’s and Parkinson’s disease (PD) to develop compounds that enhance the lysosomal glucocerebrosidase enzyme activity as an entirely new and breakthrough class of agents for the personalized and disease-modifying treatment in PD. The company is currently working toward an exit as part of its option-to-buy collaboration with Allergan. He was formerly CEO of EnVivo Pharmaceuticals (changed to FORUM Pharmaceuticals) for eight years working on cognition drugs for Alzheimer's and schizophrenia. He spent four years at Biogen, where he directed the Oncology Business Unit which was sold to Idec, and was head of Business Development.
Kees holds an MBA degree from INSEAD in France and graduated from the University of Agriculture in Holland, majoring in Molecular Biology and Process Engineering. Kees likes to spend his weekend mornings flying his single-engine airplane, exploring local airports in the New England area that offer brunch menus

Abstract

Lysosomal Therapeutics, a journey of discovery

Kees Been
Lysosomal Therapeutics Inc.

Erik van de Berg
AM-Pharma

René Bernards
Qameleon Therapeutics & NKI

Annelien Bredenoord
UMC Utrecht

Carine van den Brink
AXON Lawyers

Danielle Curfs
Chemelot InSciTe
Jenny Dankelman
TU Delft
Diederik Dippel
Erasmus MC

Cornelia van Duijn
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Lude Franke
UMCG
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Janssen Diagnostics
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LUMC

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BioGeneration Ventures

Jan van de Winkel
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Hanneke Heeres
Health~Holland
Caroline Duterloo
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Janssen
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