Fierce Biotech has released its long-awaited list of the 25 most influential people in the biopharma field. The inventory has a good European presence with professionals that are revolutionizing the industry.
Hans Bishop, from Juno Therapeutics. The CEO of the American rising star in the biotech industry was born and raised in UK. The company, he co-founded is expanding, as the recent acquisition of the German biotech Stage Cell Therapeutics shows.
Emmanuelle Charpentier, from CRISPR Therapeutics. The laureate French scientist and the other side of the CRISPR coin, Jennifer Doudna, are both in this list, thanks to their groundbreaking work on a gene-editing tool.
David Epstein, from Novartis. This member of the Executive Committee of Novartis has lead the company’s Oncology business from its very beginning as a mere start-up, to ranking second worldwide due to six new drug approvals and more than 10 indication expansions, as he was Head of Novartis Oncology.