Cristina Pelizon

Associate, Program Manager, Sofinnova Partners - Biovelocita Strategy

Cristina is an Associate and Program Manager with the Sofinnova Biovelocita Strategy. She has a strong scientific background and is experienced in early-stage biopharma.

Cristina joined the extended Sofinnova family in 2016, scouting and developing strategic projects with BiovelocITA, the Milan-based accelerator that was co-founded by Sofinnova Partners and inspired the pan-European Biovelocita Strategy.

Previously, Cristina worked in the publishing industry in London, editing a leading journal in cell biology, and in Milan covering editorial and managerial roles with increasing responsibility for Elsevier Italia.

Prior to that, Cristina was a researcher at the CRUK-Wellcome Gurdon Institute in Cambridge and a lecturer for University of Cambridge. She holds a degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Trieste and a PhD in Molecular Genetics from the International School for Advanced Studies (ISAS)/International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) in Trieste.

“I am very pleased to be part of this team, helping shape the innovation pipeline," she said. "Throughout my career I’ve worked very closely with scientists on challenging projects, and I am ready to share my experience with new biotech companies."

“I am very pleased to be part of this team, helping shape the innovation pipeline."

Sector

Biopharmaceuticals

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