MI-mAbs allows researchers to validate the therapeutic potential of their discovery and permits industrials to focus their efforts on the most promising drug candidate
Engineer and immunologist, I have spent most of my career in industry, first at Immunotech then at Innate Pharma as cofounder but also Chief Scientific Officer for nearly 14 years. Since 2012, I have brought my scientific and industrial experience to this exciting translational research tool that is MI-mAbs. Positioned at the interface of “therapeutic targets discoverers” from research and developers of the biopharmaceutical industry, MI-mAbs generates antibodies against these new targets and validates their efficacy and safety on in vivo models of human disease and in vitro, on human biological samples. MI-mAbs thus allows researchers to validate the therapeutic potential of their discovery and permits industrials to focus their efforts on the most promising drug candidate.
Parallel to that mission, MI-mAbs contributes to the immunotechnology program of Master students, giving them the opportunity to learn about high precision technology such as monoclonal antibodies and their research, diagnostic or therapeutic applications. Our name – MI for Marseille Immunopole and mAbs for monoclonal antibodies – alone summarises the importance of this dual role in the cluster strategy.#clinique
Cell- and tissue- based therapies and gene therapies hold great promise in the field of both immunotherapy and regenerative medicine.
AMU, IPC, AP-HM, Inserm
MI today is a great accomplishment as it brings together for the first time all the expertise in immunology but it is above a new strategic step for all Marseille immunology players
Being primarily centred on the patient, my work combines the short-term management of the disease and the long-term of clinical research.
Unique cluster in the world exclusively dedicated to basic and applied immunology, MI results from an efficient territorial game between research, industry, and the institutional stakeholders in economy and innovation.
CCI Marseille Provence