Antineo

Antineo is a privately-owned Contract Research Organisation founded in 2015. We provide preclinical expertise and services to private companies and academic institutions in the field of Oncology.

Located in Lyon Est Bio-Health campus and working in close partnership with the Cancer Research Center of Lyon, Antineo offers an exceptional environment for translational research in onco-pharmacology.

Track-Record

  • 100+ studies

  • 30 sponsors

  • 3 ongoing partnerships

 

Our mission

Our goal is to accelerate and optimize the development of new anticancer agents and to support our clients in a go-fast decision and in a cost-effective manner. To achieve it, we provide research services and expertise in vitro, ex vivo and in vivo oncology.

We explore the characteristics and effects of your compounds using cutting-edge technologies and our extensive bank of preclinical human and murine tumour models.

Our vision

Our team and scientific committee are composed of scientists, oncologists and haematologists with international level expertise in onco-pharmacology, providing a strategic vision for short and medium-term development strategies.

Our scientific expertise and our operational reactivity are dedicated to the success of your development.

Our Team

Renaud MARIN-SIDGWICK

Antineo joined Antineo in April 2024 as Chief Executive Officer.

Graduated from EM Lyon Business School (International MBA 2010), Renaud Marin-Sidgwick has extensive experience in the Biotech/Medtech domain as an entrepreneur, executive and mentor in France and the UK.

He is bringing to Antineo his expertise in helping companies successfully embrace new strategic challenges and opportunities and nurture an innovation culture in order to remain competitive.

Marie TAUTOU

Marie joined Antineo in June 2022 as Study Director and Head of Business Development.

She is in charge of establishing the study designs with the clients, of transmitting the client's requests and needs to the operational team, and redacting the Study Reports.

Marie obtained her PhD in Pharmacology at the University of Lille, for her work on characterizing and evaluating the efficacy of small anti-Alzheimer molecules in mouse models. During her PhD, she acquired a solid experience in experimentation on rodents and small molecules, and she validated her Level I for Animal Experimentation.

Charline PERROUIN

Charline joined Antineo in March 2023 as Business Development Manager.

She is in charge of expanding the business activity at the national and international levels, by identifying new business opportunities. She also contribute at the development of the visibility of Antineo, by creating differents suppports of communication.

She gratuated of a double Master's degree in Biotechnology in 2022 at the Catholic University of Lyon - (ESTBB / ESDES), with a specialization in Management and ethics of biotechnological innovations, and she acquired a solid experience in the pharmaceutical field thank to held various roles in apprenticeship during these five-year studies.

Doriane MATHÉ

Doriane joined the CRCL team Anticancer Antibodies, directed by Pr Charles Dumontet in 2010 as Assistant Engineer, and she has joined Antineo in 2015 and is one of the founding employees of Antineo.

She is in charge of the planification and realization of the experiments for our clients, as well as for Antineo's internal R&D projects. She is the referent for in vitro experimentations and for liposomal formulations.

Doriane began her studies at the Catholic University of Lyon (ESTBB) where she obtained her diploma in 2010 as a technician in Biochemistry and Biology. During this three-year training, she performed a one-year internship in a private company developing antibodies. She completed her training by a Level II for Animal Experimentation as well as in surgical procedures.

Pierre-Antoine CHOFFOUR

Pierre-Antoine joined Antineo in June 2018 as Study Assistant, and he was promoted to the position of Junior Study Manager in April 2019.

He is in charge of the planification and realization of the experiments for our clients, as well as for Antineo's internal R&D projects.

Pierre-Antoine obtained his diploma of Brevet de Technicien Supérieur in 2016 at the University of Clermont-Ferrand, with a specialization in Biotechnologies. He then completed his training by a professionalizing course in Molecular and Cellular Studies for bioactive molecules at the University of Clermont-Ferrand.

During this straining, Pierre-Antoine acquired a solid experience in experimentation on rodents and obtained his Level II authorization as well as in surgical procedures.

Prior to joining the company, Pierre-Antoine was Assistant Engineer for sero-immunology analysis on cattle.

Marine FELLMANN

Marine joined Antineo in January 2023 as Study Manager.

She is in charge of the planification and realization of the experiments for our clients, as well as for Antineo's internal R&D projects.

Marine is graduated of a Master's degree in Drug Sciences with a specialization of Pharmacology. She also obtained his Level II for Animal Experimentation as well as in surgical procedures in 2018.

Daphné YOBREGAT

Daphné joined Antineo in July 2019 as Study Assistant.

She is in charge of the technical management of experimental protocols, the follow-up of the animals and some administrative tasks.

Daphné is graduated of a higher technician's diploma in biological and biotechnological analysis, and a professional license in analytical and experimental biology. During this three-year training in apprenticeship, she was able to acquire experience with rodents, and she completed her training by a Level II for Animal Experimentation as well as in surgical procedures.

Prior joining Antineo, she worked for a company that also conducted cancer studies, which enabled her to acquire a solid experience in the oncology field.

Mélina GAUTHIER

Mélina joined Antineo in November 2021 as Study Assistant.

She is in charge of the technical management of experimental protocols and the follow-up of the animals.

Mélina earned her degree in bioengineering at the University of Lyon in 2021, with a specialization in biological and biochemical analyses. She completed her training by a Level II for Animal Experimentation as well as in surgical procedures.

Jade RUARD

Jade joined Antineo in September 2022 as Study Assistant.

She is in charge of the technical management of experimental protocols and the follow-up of the animals.

Jade studied biology for 3 years during her DUT at IUT Lyon 1 followed by a Professional license in biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology at University Claude Bernard. She completed her training by a Level II for Animal Experimentation as well as in surgical procedures in 2020.

Prior joining Antineo, she worked during one year on the development of biotechnology to treat diabetes, and in the oncology field with two projects involving prostate cancer and immunotherapies against leukemia.

Stecy CHHOR

Stecy joined Antineo in April 2023 as Study Assistant.

She is in charge of the technical management of experimental protocols and the follow-up of the animals.

Stecy is graduated of a Master's degree in Biology, and she is obtained his Level II authorization in 2021. Prior to joining the company, Stecy worked on development of new treatements for patients affected by a rare diseases.

Aurélie CADIOU

After 6 months of Master's degree internship at Antineo, Aurélie came back in the team on September 2023 for 3 years as PhD student.

Her project is the development of in vitro systems for cancer therapies evaluation like 3D bioprinted models.

After studying pharmacy, she completed a Master's degree in therapeutic innovations in oncology (ITC), and she validated her Level I for Animal Experimentation.

 

Our scientific commitee

Charles DUMONTET

Charles is an M.D. Ph.D. with specializations in internal medicine, oncology and haematology. After a 2 year post-doctoral fellowship in Stanford Medical School he created his research team and is now Principal Investigator. of the Anticancer Antibody team at the CRCL, Lyon.

He has performed animal experimentation for over 20 years and conducted a variety of translational research projects as well as drug development trials in haematology and solid tumours.

He also teaches haematology for medical students and coordinates a master's program in cancer research at the University Claude Bernard Lyon 1.

He is deputy director of the Cancer Research Centre of Lyon, of the translational research programme LYRIC (coordinator Pr Jean Yves Blay) and of the Fédération Hospitalo-Universitaire DIPOHL (Pr Gilles Salles, HCL). He is the chair of the Hospices Civils de Lyon Research Council.

Thanks to his clinical and preclinical expertise, Charles advises Antineo customers for their preclinical and clinical development program.

Jean-Yves BLAY

Pr Blay is an oncologist, as well as a researcher and teacher at the Lyon Medicine Faculty. He is a worldwide renown specialist for sarcoma treatment, and was previously President of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC).

He is currently the Director of the anticancer center Centre Léon Bérard (CLB) in Lyon and a P.I. in the Cancer Research Center of Lyon (CRCL).
His expertise on sarcomas and oncology is an important asset for Antineo.

Isabelle RAY-COQUARD

Pr Ray-Coquard is an oncologist at the Medical Oncology Department of the Institute of Clinical Sciences (Centre Léon Bérard, Lyon). She is a specialist in rare ovarian cancers and is leading clinical trials on patients suffering from such cancers, as well other more frequent gynaecological cancers. Pr Ray-Coquart is also the coordinator of a National Network for rare Ovarian cancers, as well as the National Observatory on such pathologies. Antineo benefits from her expertise on ovarian tumours, sarcomas and gynaecological cancers.

Olivier TREDAN

Dr Tredan is an oncologist at the Centre Léon Bérard. His domains of expertise are on gynaecologic cancers, as well as ovarian and breast tumours. He is involved in several translational and drug development programmes.

Lars JORDHEIM

Dr Jordheim is a PharmD/PhD, associate professor at the School of Pharmacy and member of the Oncopharmacology team of Cancer Research Center of Lyon (CRCL). He has performed research on preclinical onco-pharmacology with a particular interest in drug resistance as well as on nucleotide metabolism in cancer cell biology. Dr Jordheim brings his expertise in pharmacology, formulation and cell-based experiments to Antineo.

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