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Calevia Inc

Calevia Inc. is creating an entire new therapeutic platform by developing graphene-based bio-conjugates for the treatment of solid tumors.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2013
  • Employees 2
  • Website calevia.com

Company Summary

Calevia thermal therapy is a physical ablation modality designed to selectively destroy cancer tissue in a non-invasive manner without the side-effects and strong limitations of common therapeutic modalities such as surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. The technology combines a tumor-specific ligand and the nanoparticle graphene which has the property to change light into heat instantly. It will be developed for several solid tumor types.

Team

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    Serge Moffett
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    Co-founder and vice-president research and development at Calevia Inc. He has been involved with the development of antibody-based technologies for medical applications since 2000, and helped to launch and grow three biotechnology startups. He is a named inventor on multiple patents in the biomedical field.
    He holds a PhD degree in biochemistry from the Université de Montréal and has trained at the Washington University School of Medicine.

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    Claude Vezeau
    Dr.

    Dr. Vezeau is an experienced leader and entrepreneur with a breath of experience in life sciences.
    After 10 years in the ranks of major pharma in Canada and in the USA, he joined BioCapital . He was involved in the creation, financing and management of several biotech companies. He was the president of BioChem Vaccines, leading to a major deal with GSK and with Intellivax acquired by ID Biomediacl. He then founded Innodia and now Calevia.

Advisors

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    Nathalie Beauregard, Osler
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    Fuller Landau
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Miguel Madanes
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    Grafoid
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