Denis Dufrane, MD, PhD
Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member
Dr. Dufrane co-founded Novadip in 2013 and joined the company as Chief Scientific Officer in 2015. Prior to joining Novadip on a full-time basis, Dr. Dufrane was head of both the Musculoskeletal Tissue Bank and the Tissue/Cells Therapy Centre at St. Luc University Hospital. Previously, he was head of the Endocrine Cell Therapy Unit at St. Luc University Hospital. Dr. Dufrane has been a member of the Belgium Superior Health Council since 2014. Dr. Dufrane has published more than 46 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals, presented at 40 lectures, and has more than 120 communications with more than 1,300 citations. He is a reviewer and member of the editorial boards of scientific and medical peer-reviewed journals and has received numerous scientific awards. Dr. Dufrane received his medical degree and his doctorate in biomedical sciences (orientation: cell therapy) from Université Catholique de Louvain.