Bianca Matthee

VP Manufacturing & Pharmaceutics, Head of CMC

ProQR Therapeutics

Biography

Bianca Matthee holds a PharmD degree from the University of Utrecht. She started her career as formulation scientist at Organon BioSciences and has developed into a manufacturing leader in biotech/pharmaceutical R&D. She has >12 yrs of experience in Chemistry, Manufacturing & Control (CMC) of adenoviral vaccine products and oligonucleotide products, having worked for Merck (Schering Plough, Organon BioSciences) and Johnson & Johnson (Crucell) in different roles including formulation scientist, production manager and CMC Director. Since 2013 she heads up the CMC department at ProQR Therapeutics where she has built the CMC team and manufacturing capabilities from scratch including vendor management, in house facilities, interacting with regulatory authorities and delivering supplies for clinical programs. All of the clinical products she is involved developing are based on oligonucleotides developed for (ultra)orphan indications mainly in ophthalmology and dermatology and are in preclinical, early stage and late stage clinical trials.