Hélène is an immunology scientist with over 15 years of experience with international biotherapeutic companies.

Hélène joined Step Pharma in 2018. Prior to this, she spent 10 years with TxCell in Sophia Antipolis, France, where she was responsible for non-clinical pharmacology and toxicology  to support phase 1/2 clinical development programmes. Before this, she was Head of Laboratory in the Immunopharmacology Department of Serono, Ivrea, Italy, developing in vitro and in vivo models to support antibody and small-molecules projects. Prior experience includes several years working in start-up companies in Canada and France developing cell-based therapies for autoimmune diseases.

Hélène obtained her PhD in immunology from the Centre of Immunology in Marseille, France; she followed this with a post-doctoral fellowship at Washington University, St Louis, USA.


Step Pharma is led by a highly motivated management team and an exceptional syndicate of international investors, all driven to bring about a step change in cancer treatment for patients.