Louis Kayitalire, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Kayitalire is the chief medical officer at Nanobiotix and brings over 20 years of pharmaceutical experience in oncology and immuno-oncology. He joins with leadership experience in research and development, product registration, and commercialization and has a proven track record of delivering clinical research programs aligned to commercial strategies. Prior to Nanobiotix, Dr. Kayitalire served as chief medical officer at F-star Biotechnology, a biotechnology company based in Cambridge UK and Cambridge US dedicated to immune-oncology with a platform of bi-specific monoclonal antibodies, where he led the company’s clinical development, clinical strategy, and operations for their pipeline assets in oncology. He has held leadership positions in prominent organizations in Europe and the United States, including at Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene, and Eli Lilly and helped led product registration for GEMZAR®, ALIMTA®, ERBITUX® and OPDIVO®.
Dr. Kayitalire is a medical oncologist who completed his training in oncology and hematology and served as a senior resident in adult solid tumors at the Gustave Roussy Cancer Center in Villejuif, France. Prior to that he held a position as Assistant Professor in Oncology at the Paris XI University of France. He received his medical degree from Butare University in Rwanda. Dr. Kayitalire is an active member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the Society for Immuno-oncology of Cancer (SITC) and the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO).