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Our compagny

At METAFORA, we combine the best of life sciences and mathematics, in compliance with the strict Healthcare regulations. Our goal of providing our tests to the largest number of patients, requires flawless execution.

Our team

A multidisciplinary team, with a perfect blend of entrepreneurs, cell biologists and expert mathematicians.

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VINCENT PETIT

> CEO

| Founder | Execution excellence |

BIO

VINCENT PETIT
DVM – PhD – Co-founder & CEO

  • Vincent intensively worked on the incubation phase of METAFORA, both on basic science, translational research and company incorporation.
  • Previously Research scientist at the CNRS (France)
  • Vincent is Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from the National Veterinary School of Alfort (France) completed by a PhD in cell biology and microbiology from the Pasteur Institute and Paris VII University (Paris, France)
  • Author of 8 peer-reviewed scientific publications and 5 patents
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LUC d’AURIOL

> Ch. Strategic Advisory Board

| Founder | Execution excellence |

BIO

LUC D’AURIOL
PhD – Co-founder & Chairman of the strategic advisory board

  • Luc has dedicated his career to science and bring novel advancements to market applications.
  • Co-founder of two IPOed biotech companies
    – Genset, listed on Nasdaq and Euronext, then acquired by Serono in 2001
    – METabolic EXplorer (France) listed on Euronext
  • Co-founder of Genopole® Evry (the leading French biotechnology park)
  • Former expert reviewer for FP6 calls (EU)
  • Member of the Jury for the Altran Foundation for Innovation Award
  • Luc holds a PhD in cellular & molecular biology from Saint Louis hospital (Paris) and Paris VII University, with specialization in molecular virology.
  • Author of 60 scientific publications and 4 patents
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ROMAIN KASPEREIT

> General Manager / CFO

| Execution excellence |

BIO

ROMAIN KASPEREIT
MBA, MSc, COO & CFO

  • Romain is a seasoned professional with ten years of experience in corporate finance and M&A.
  • Leaded the accounting and finance team of Laser, an international leader in the healthcare service industry (London)
  • Worked in the M&A practice of Grant Thornton (Paris)
  • Experienced in acquisitions and disposal, MBO, fund raising from private equity investors
  • Romain holds an MBA from Oxford University, a Master of Sciences and a Master degree in Biochemistry.
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MARC SITBON

> Ch. Scientific Advisory Board

| Founder | Cell biology |

BIO

MARC SITBON
PhD – Co-founder & Chairman of the scientific advisory board

  • Marc is a leading expert in the field of retrovirus envelopes and their cell receptors, as well as in nutrient transporters and cell metabolism.
  • Since 1995, Marc is Research Director at the INSERM, working at the Institute of Molecular Genetics (Montpellier, IGMM-CNRS-France).
  • Member of several scientific councils for French public-sector organizations (CNRS, ANRS) and private-sector (FRM), and has consulted for several pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies
  • Marc holds a PhD in Virology, Oncology and Immunology from the University of Denis Diderot (Paris VII, France).
  • Author of over 80 scientific publications and several patents
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SANDRA MORICEAU

> Head of Quality & Regulatory affairs

| Regulatory & clinical affairs |

BIO

SANDRA MORICEAU

Head of Quality & Regulatory affairs

Sandra, MSc, is in charge of ensuring the compliance of development, production and commercialization of our products.
She is also responsible for the implementation, the improvement and maintenance of the quality management system (QMS)
She was instrumental in getting our first IVD test CE marked and shaped the QMS of the company to be ISO 13485:2016 certified.
Sandra holds a degree in Cell Biology, specializing in Biomedical Research and Immunology and a Diploma in Quality Health and Safety Environment which allowed her to leverage her dual professional experience in biology and quality management, both in the academics and private sectors.