Management Team

João Manuel Santos

MSc, Head of Cell Therapy

Head of Cell Therapy, João Manuel Santos, is a highly skilled expert in cancer immunotherapy, particularly on oncolytic adenoviruses for improving adoptive T-cell therapies in solid tumors. João is completing a PhD from the Marie Skłodowska-Curie consortium (Netherlands and Finland). João manages the company’s intellectual property work with Laine IP and cell therapy clinical programs and contributes to innovation-related research operations.

Akseli Hemminki

MD, PhD, eMBA, Founder & CEO and Chairman of the Board

Aino Kalervo

MSc, MS, Chief Business Officer

Kari Varkila

MD, PhD, MBA, Chief Medical Officer

Elina Haavisto

MSc, Head of CMC Regulatory Affairs

Claudia Kistler

PhD, Head of Clinical Operations

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Suvi Sorsa

PhD, Head of Clinical Research

Víctor Cervera-Carrascón

M.Pharm, Head of Immunology

Riikka Havunen

PhD, Head of R&D

Riikka Kalliokoski

Bachelor of Social and Health Care, Lab manager

Remi Gloeckler

PhD, CMC Advisor

Tuija Keinonen

PhD, Chief Regulatory Officer