Meet Francisco Leon, MD, PhD, Consultant, Amgen
Francisco Leon, MD PhD, is the co-founder of Celimmune, Glutenostics and Provention Bio, companies developing and commercializing medicines, diagnostics and preventative approaches for people with celiac disease and other immunological disorders. Francisco had extensive experience in translational immunology in academia (National Institutes of Health), biotech (Alba Therapeutics, MedImmune) and ‘big pharma’ (Bristol-Myers Squibb, Johnson & Johnson) before becoming an entrepreneur.
Francisco is a clinical immunologist who received his MD and PhD from Autónoma University in Madrid, Spain. Francisco is also Adjunct Professor at Jefferson Medical College (Philadelphia) and has co-authored more than 85 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and patents.