Cedric Francois, MD;PhD
CO-FOUNDER & CEO/PRESIDENT, APELLIS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Dr. Francois is a co-founder of Apellis and has served as a member of the board of directors and as the President and Chief Executive Officer since September 2009. Prior to co-founding the company, Dr. Francois co-founded Potentia Pharmaceuticals, a private biotechnology company, which transacted with Alcon Research Ltd in 2009. Dr. Francois received his MD degree from the University of Leuven in Belgium and his PhD degree in physiology from the University of Louisville. Following postgraduate training in pediatric and transplant surgery, Dr. Francois joined the research team that performed the first successful hand transplantation in Louisville in 1999.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (PDT)
Tuesday, June 14
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