2022 Boston Paris Biotechnology Summit™ Program

2022 Summit

The 2022 Summit will be in 2 parts: Virtual & In-Person
2022 Program 

Virtual Boston Paris Biotechnology Summit

on Thursday 29 September 2022

Funding in uncertain times, Legal Strategy, Talent Acquisition – 3 strategic points on your biotechnology company’s roadmap.

In-Person Summit on Friday 14 October 2022 

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM US EST in Cambridge MA

From Clinical Trial Management to Commercial Success

Program – Virtual Summit – 29 September 2022

10:00 AM – 12:30 PM US EST – (16H00 – 18H30 France)




Virtual Summit Co-Chaired:

  • Brian Malkin, JD, Partner, McDermott Will ad Emery.
  • Shahin Gharakhanian, MD, Program Chair

Virtual Summit Moderators:

Jessica Foley, MS, RAC, Principal Consultant and Founder of Gaia Regulatory Sciences, LLC, CIC Cambridge, MA. 

Frederic Jallat, PhD, Professor & Academic Director, ESCP Paris European Business School, Paris, FRANCE. Campuses: Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Turin, and Warsaw. 

Mac Martirossian, CPA, Managing Director, MThree Advisory, Atlanta GA.

Karine Rossignol, Pharm D, CEO, SMART IMMUNE, developing a T-cell progenitor-based cell therapy platform, Paris, FRANCE. 


Yvette CLELAND, CEO, CPL Life Sciences, London, UK. Yvette CLELAND, CEO CPL Life Sciences. CEO at CPL Life Sciences – Nominated by SIA as one of the top 50 most powerful women in staffing globally. CPL UK is a group of specialist talent businesses which service the professional services, science, technology, engineering, mathematics and health sectors across the UK. By Turnover, CPL UK currently sits firmly in the top 1% of all UK recruitment companies. Together they form the UK footprint for CPL Resources Plc which is one of the largest staffing companies in Europe. As a group CPL has been powering businesses by providing exceptional talent for over 30 years and have been listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1999.

Regis MULOTExecutive Vice President & Chief HR Officer, IPSEN, Paris, FRANCE. Regis MULOT EVP and Chief HR Officer at IPSEN has 30+ years of international Human Resources and business experience in Bio-pharma, transport, information technology, telecommunication, apparel, retail, e-commerce and business supplies multinational companies. Mr Regis MULOT has a successful track record of design, implementation & management of HR & CSR programs across North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Pacific & Latin America in fast growing and changing environments.


Brian MALKIN, Partner, FDA and IP Practice, MWE: McDermott Will Emery, Washington DC, USA. Brian Malkin counsels pharmaceutical and biologic clients on Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory matters and intellectual property (IP) law, with an emphasis on patent litigation. His practice at the intersection of FDA- regulated products and patent law makes him a valuable partner to drug manufacturers, biotechnology clients, medical device companies and cannabis companies as they develop new products and protect their innovations though life cycle management, bring their products to market and pursue transactional opportunities.


Marc DE GARIDEL, CEO, Cincor Pharma, Boston MA, USA. Marc de Garidel is the CEO of Cincor Pharma since July 1,2021, a private biotechnology company dedicated to developing a novel treatment against hypertension. Prior to joining CinCor, Mr. de Garidel served as CEO of Corvidia Therapeutics, a private Boston-based cardio-renal-focused clinical-stage company that was acquired by Novo Nordisk in 2020 for $2.1 Billion. Mr. de Garidel is Chairman of IPSEN Board of Directors. From 2010 to 2016, he served also as CEO and Chairman of IPSEN SA’s board of directors, where he led a significant transformation of the Company.

Thomas LINGELBACH, President & CEO, VALNEVA, FRANCE.  Thomas Lingelbach was CEO of Intercell and founding CEO of Valneva, is an established vaccine industry leader with breadth of experience. Prior to Valneva, Thomas had senior & executive management roles with Intercell, Novartis and Chiron. During his 30 years in vaccines, he held a variety of positions from product development to commercialization with a strong emphasis on technical development & operations. In different capacities, he contributed to the successful development and licensure of more than ten vaccines. Thomas Lingelbach holds an engineering degree, specialized in bioprocess engineering from THM, GERMANY as well as Business Administration

Program – In-Person Summit – 14 October 2022 

Pick up your badge at the Welcome Desk. Networking. Light Fare and Refreshments on site – Friday 14 October, 12 PM

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM US EST 

From Clinical Trial Management to Commercial Success

A Boston Summit Workshop with Experts and <Master Class>

  • Chair: Professor Marc Garnick, Harvard Medical School
  • Co-Chair: Vanessa El Harrar, VP, PPD Biotech – [Thermo Fisher Group], Wilmington, NC, USA

Special Lecture: MONKEYPOX: State-of-our-Knowledge

Professor Daniel Kuritzkes, Harvard Medical School, the Harriet Ryan Albee Professor of Medicine and Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston MA.

Program Committee discussant: Silvia Helou, MD, Infectious Diseases & Clinical Development, Greater New York, USA

Clinical Development / Operations / Trials: state-of-the-Art

Focus on BIOMARKERS: 2022 Update

Biomarkers – Integration into Development Programs:

Naji Gehchan, MD, Global Program Lead, Eli Lilly, Cambridge USA.

Biomarkers – The Science:

Anup Madan, Director of Biomarkers, PPD Biotech- [Thermo Fisher Group]

Biomarkers and Artificial Intelligence:

Ann Stowe, Associate Professor, CERELLUX and Dept of Neurology, University of Kentucky

Focus on SAFETY IN Clinical Development: 2022 Update

Focus Safety in Registational, Trials, Real world Data and Public Health: a new paradigm?:

 Biopharmaceutical Executive Speaker

Delphine Saragoussi MD, MSc Public Health, Executive Director, PPD – [Thermo Fisher Group].

Program Committee discussant: Shahin Gharakhanian, MD, Cambridge MA, USA

Putting it all in perspective:


Patients’ Perspective on Clinical Trials:

Cecile Le Camus MD, Global Head of Hemophilia for RBD (Rare Blood Disorders), Medical Affairs Group, SANOFI-GENZYME, Cambridge MA, USA. 

2022 Clinical Trial Status’ Overview by Session Chair/Co-chair:

Marc B. Garnick, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School & Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston MA, USA

Vanessa El Harrar MD, MPH, Vice President, Vaccines Business Strategy Lead, at PPD, Wilmington NC, USA

First Boston Biotechnology Summit Lifetime Achievement Award:

To Pravin Chaturvedi, PhD., CEO Oceanyx Pharmaceuticals; SAB, Napo Pharmaceuticals; Massachusetts Biotechnology Leader & Pioneer; Woburn, MA.Summit Special Advisor, and Chair Emeritus

MASTER CLASS 2022: Is Your Product Commercially Viable?

Corinne Le Goff, Boston MA, CEO Celsion Corp., NJ, USA. Named by Forbes Magazine 2021 as “Women changing the world”. Dr. Le Goff brings decades of global healthcare leadership experience to the Company across a range of therapeutic areas including oncology, vaccines, immunology, CNS and cardio-metabolism. 

You can check out the list of the 2022 Speakers as well as our International Program Committee under the appropriate tabs of this Website

5:00 PM EDT

Closing Remarks and Summit Adjourns

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