• Inventor and trained in biophysics at the University of Cambridge (Cavendish Lab)

  • Previously spent 10 years in healthcare investment banking at J.P. Morgan

  • Closed >20 transactions with deal value >$70B

  • Received his Master of Science in Management from HEC Paris

Pierre Arsène

Founder & CEO

  • Trained in cancer biology and exosomes at MD Anderson (Kalluri Lab) as well as microfluidics and sensors at INESC Microsystems & Nanotechnologies

  • Received his Ph.D. in Bioengineering Systems - MIT Portugal programme

Tomás Dias, PhD


  • Research focused on quantum phenomena in biofluids

  • Received his Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Cambridge

Adrian Ionescu, PhD

Senior Research Associate

  • Work focused on assay optimization

  • Followed postgraduation programme in Pharmaceutical Marketing & Business Development at the Lisbon School of Economics and Management

  • Received his Bachelor in Biology from the University of Coimbra

Ricardo Figueiras

Research Associate

  • Work focused on biosensor and nanosensor optimization

  • Received her MRes in Bioengineering from Imperial College London

Yu-Hsien Hung

Research Associate

  • Work focused on cell culture and assay optimization

  • Received her Master in Biotechnology from Instituto Superior Tecnico

Susana Vagueiro

Research Associate

  • Work focused on micro- and nanofabrication processes

  • Received his MEng in Micro and Nanotechnology from Grenoble Institute of Technology

Renato Almeida

Research Associate

  • Work focused on assay development and biolab support

  • Received her Master in Genomic Medicine from King's College London

Elnaz Persia

Research Assistant

  • Work focused on assisting the CEO and the rest of the team

  • Received her Master in International Economy from Moscow State University

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Valerie O'Connor

Admin assistant



Our mission is to offer life-saving clinical insights to patients and their medical teams.


  • 10 years of experience in automatizing liquid biopsy solutions, including for exosomes

  • COO at Xilis and previous work experience at Guardant Health and Freenome

  • Received his Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University

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Daniel Delubac, PhD

Liquid biopsy automation expert

  • Global scientific leader on exosome applications

  • Professor at the Institute of Transfusion Medicine, University of Essen

  • Over 100 publications, including half on exosomes

  • Received his Ph.D. in biology at the University of Cologne

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Bernd Giebel, PhD

Exosome expert

  • Leading research group dedicated to the study of the role of vessels in liver disease as well as the role of exosomes 

  • Professor of Hepatology at the University of Paris

  • Received his Ph.D. in vascular biology and MD at the University of Paris 7 

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PE Rautou, MD PhD 

Clinical expert

  • Team leader target and pathway discovery at Galapagos 

  • Prior research on high-throughput proteomics to study tissue remodelling in disease

  • Received his Ph.D. in Protein Biochemistry from Imperial College London

Thanos Didangelos, PhD

Biomarker discovery expert

  • Professor in single electron transistor devices at Tokyo Institute of Technology

  • Previous work experience at Toshiba

  • Received his Ph.D. in Physical Electronics from Tokyo Institute of Technology

Yutaka Majima, PhD

Nanofabrication expert


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