The Austria-based biotech company Hookipa Biotech AG has appointed Jan van de Winkel as chairman of its board of directors to help oversee the progress of its early-stage vaccine portfolio. Dr van de Winkel is co-founder and chief executive of the antibody therapeutic developer Genmab A/S. He holds a professorship of immunotherapy at Utrecht University and received both MS and PhD degrees from the University of Nijmegen in the Netherlands.
Hookipa announced the appointment on 18 October 2017.
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