Our combined experience and expertise in otology and neurosciences, and our strong background in auditory research and in the pharmaceutical industry, allow us to help this cause. The team is comprised of doctors, engineers, and pharmacists, who are all able to bring something new and diverse to the table. Our youth, dynamism, and multiculturality allow us to constantly improve, learn, and adapt to our customers wishes. We invite you to learn more about the different parts of CILcare that together make a whole.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Celia has over 15 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry. She worked as the global head of clinical trial logistics and supply chains in Sanofi R&D, was a permanent member of clinical strategic committees, and the Director of projects dealing with major chronic diseases associated with aging, where she developed her interest and expertise in hearing disorders. She trained at ESSEC and London Business Schools, in addition to holding several masters degrees in project management, industrial strategy and health environment.
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Marie-Pierre PASDELOU, PharmD
Founder, CILcare Inc. Director, and Chief Development Officer
Marie-Pierre has over 24 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry, mainly as a drug developer. She worked in antithrombotics before moving towards aging, where she developed her interest and expertise in hearing disorders. She led an International Regulatory Department at Sanofi, where she oversaw the preparation of files for worldwide submission and the review of preclinical dossiers. She is also an expert in public health, integrated solutions and mobile health.
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Sylvie COSNIER-PUCHEU, Ph.D
Founder and Chief Scientific Officer
Dr. Cosnier-Pucheu has more than 23 years’ experience in academic research and the pharmaceutical industry. Before co-founding CILcare, she led an in-vivo pharmacology group working on tinnitus and hearing loss, alongside a number of the most highly-regarded academic experts in hearing disorders. She also led scientific teams at Sanofi, in the fields of cardiology, oncology, aging and hearing, as well as being deeply involved in their Ethics Committee. She is the author of several publications and of a patent.
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Laboratory Manager and Engineer
Philippe has more than 10 years’ experience in in-vivo-pharmacology and small animal imaging, with a strong background in the pharmaceutical industry. Highly regarded for the quality and precision of his work, he maintains continuing relationships with several key international experts in tinnitus and hearing loss to ensure he keeps his technical skills current. He studied and developed animal models at Sanofi, in the fields of cardiology, oncology and hearing. He is the author of reports on tinnitus drug development.
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Engineer, R&D Project Manager and IMPLAN-T Project Director
Aurore specializes in in-vivo Pharmacology. With prior experience in neurosciences, her key competencies in the lab include electro-physiological measurements and brain surgery. Being particularly talented in complex surgical procedures, she is able to measure evoked potentials of the auditory function on chronic and acute protocols, several of which she developed herself. With her expertise in project management, she leads IMPLAN-T, a collaborative project aiming to accelerate the development of an intra-cochlear drug delivery system.
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Susanna MALMSTRÖM, Ph.D
R&D Project Manager and COCHLEOFIX Project Director
Dr. Malmström has more than 12 years’ experience in academic research. She worked with rodent models and biomarker validation in neurodegenerative diseases, and is an expert in managing research and development projects, with a broad in-vitro and in-vivo technical competence. At CILcare, she coordinates and leads the pharmacokinetic studies, as well as CochleOfix in collaboration with KeenEye and the Institut Pasteur. Originally from Sweden, she interacts regularly with international experts in the field. She is also the author of several scientific publications.
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Cyrille SAGE, Ph.D
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Dr. Sage has nearly 20 years of experience in inner hair cell research, conducting research projects both in France and in the US. During the past 5 years, he worked as Research Associate in gene therapy in Harvard Medical School, where he led a research project aiming at studying the genomic regulation of hair cells. He brings to CILcare extensive experience and know-how in inner ear biology including microsurgery (round window injection, intracochlear administration) cochleogram, and in vivo gene delivery.
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Engineer and R&D Project Manager
Véronique’s expertise lies in the most advanced electrophysiological and electroacoustic measurement techniques. Before joining CILcare, she worked in Professor Paul Avan’s laboratory, who is known world-wide for his measurements of Evoked Potentials. Véronique focuses on the development and management of behavioral models for the tinnitus platform, and excels in surgical techniques, notably for the round window local administration.
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Gaëlle NAERT, Ph.D
Chief Operations Officer
Gaëlle spent 13 years in France and Canada developing animals models to investigate the therapeutic avenues of major Central Nervous System disorders, such as depression and Alzheimer’s disease, neuro-inflammation processes which relate to otic and hearing diseases. Aside from developing drugs for CNS disorders, she has a wide range of project management and business development competencies, and is the author of many scientific communications and publications, as well as receiving many scholarships and awards.
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Sergio GONZALEZ, Ph.D
R&D Project Manager and DETEC-T Project Director
Dr. Gonzalez has strong technical competence in animal surgery, in-vivo imaging, electrophysiology and behavioral tests, and solid experience in managing research and development projects. Before joining CILcare, he worked for three years in the molecular and cellular mechanism of peripheral nervous system degeneration and regeneration, and taught Cellular Biology and Biochemistry in the University of Montpellier and Barcelona. He is the author of several international publications and holds a patent.
Marketing & Business Development Director
Marie has a broad range of innovation marketing and business development experience, and has played key roles in product launches in pharma, nutraceutical and cosmetic industries. Having previously led the global marketing strategy for a start-up company specializing in the development and marketing of health food ingredients for Type 2 diabetes prevention, as well as serving as Clinical Project Manager for the conduct of clinical trials in partnership with CRO’s, she is now responsible for the strategic direction of commercial activities for CILcare.
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R&D Project Manager
Elodie demonstrates an excellent level of technical skills in fields including neurosurgery, general surgery, and behavioral tests. A graduate in analytical and experimental biology, she has been working for 5 years on the development of drug candidates in neurosciences. For CILcare, she specializes in the in-vivo models of ear inflammation, and carries out efficacy studies, as well as other tasks, from designing protocols to interpreting discovery data, with great talent and dynamism!
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Mark has a broad set of skills which he uses to help CILcare in its new growth phase. Having lived in Europe and South America, he is fluent in English, French, and Spanish, with proficiency in Italian and Portuguese. Before joining CILcare, he held a number of different positions in varied domains such as education, gardening, and tourism. These experiences, combined with his strong capability to communicate and adapt, allow him to bring different techniques and perspectives to the table, helping in areas including communication and administration.
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Amandine is currently working towards obtaining her PhD in Biophysics at the University of Montpellier. She provides a fresh and dynamic perspective to CILcare, as she navigates between her work, which involves providing us with flawless imaging and keeping us up-to-date with all the latest techniques in image processing, and writing her thesis on the search of behaviorally validated physiological markers of tinnitus in rodents: an approach centered on MRI methods.