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ElsaLys Biotech at a glance

ELSALYS BIOTECH is a clinical stage immuno-oncology company which designs and develops a new generation of therapeutic antibodies targeting tumors and their immune and/or vascular microenvironment.

To convert these novel targets into drug candidates, the Company is currently conducting 3 proprietary development programs including Inolimomab (LEUKOTAC®), an immunotherapy antibody that has recently demonstrated its clinical superiority in Phase 3 in an orphan disease with very poor prognosis: steroid-resistant acute Graft-versus-Host Disease and that is currently benefitting of cohort ATU in France for the treatment of graft-versus-host disease, corticosteroid-resistant or corticosteroid-dependent, with grade II-IV.

Founded in 2013, ELSALYS BIOTECH is located in the heart of the European cluster LYON BIOPOLE. As announced in May 2020, the company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mediolanum Farmaceutici Spa.

Average Year Of Experience
Academic Partners

Management team

Dr Christine Guillen, PharmD

CEO and Co-founder

After holding various positions in the R&D department of LFB, Christine Guillen join

Dr Jacques Mizrahi, PhD

Vice President R&D

Jacques Mizrahi joined ElsaLys Biotech in 2014 as a consultant acting Chief Scientif

Dr David Liens, MD

Chief Medical Officer

David Liens brings more than 20 years’ experience in the field of drug development an


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