Olivier Danos, PhD

Title: Chief Scientific Officer

Organization: REGENXBIO

Bio: Olivier Danos is a Founder, Vice President of the Executive Board and Scientific Advisor of FIRALIS SA, the mother company of Amoneta Diagnostic. He is a pioneer in the field of gene therapy, and has dedicated his career to advancing the use of this technology to develop life-saving therapies for patients. He is currently Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer at REGENXBIO and was previously Senior Vice President of Cell and Gene Therapy at Biogen. Over the past twenty years, he has played leadership roles in cell and gene therapy as Director of the Gene Therapy Consortium of the University College of London, at the Necker Hospital – Enfants Malades in Paris, as Chief Scientific Officer of Genethon and as senior director of research at Somatix Therapy Corporation. He has held senior research positions in France at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and at the Institut Pasteur. Olivier is the former President and a founding member of the European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy. Olivier received a Master’s in Genetics and Molecular Biology at University of Paris Orsay, and his Ph.D. at the Pasteur Institute and University of Paris Diderot.

2021 FUTURES: Gene Therapy & Gene Editing Symposium

Information and updates on the gene therapy and gene editing landscape from experts in the field.

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Beth Belluscio, MD, PhD

Global Clinical Lead, Rare Neurological Disorders


Olivier Danos, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer


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Michael Kelly, PhD

Chief Scientific Advisor


Alison Mcvie-Wylie, PhD

Vice President, Disease Area Executive, DMD

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Carl Morris, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer

Solid Biosciences

Eric Olson, PhD

Chief Scientific Advisor

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Matthew Pletcher, PhD

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Deanna Tucker

Senior Medical Science Liaison

Sarepta Therapeutics

Genine Winslow, MSc

CEO & President

Chameleon Biosciences