November Mito Expert Series – PTC-743 (Vatiquinone) for the Treatment of Mitochondrial Disease With Associated Refractory Epilepsy – Matt Klein and Francesco Bibbiani
November 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Join MitoAction and Matthew Klein and Francesco Bibbiani from PTC Therapeutics for our November Mito Expert Series presentation titled, “PTC-743 (Vatiquinone) for the Treatment of Mitochondrial Disease With Associated Refractory Epilepsy”.
About the Speakers
Matthew B. Klein, MD, MS, FACS is Chief Development Officer at PTC Therapeutics, Inc. Prior to joining PTC, Dr. Klein was CEO and Chief Medical Officer of BioElectron Technology Corporation, a biotechnology company focused on development of redox active small molecules for mitochondrial disease and related disorders of oxidative stress. Prior to joining BioElectron, Dr. Klein was the Auth-Washington Research Foundation Chair of Restorative Burn Surgery at the University of Washington. Dr. Klein completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and received his MD degree with honors from Yale University.
Francesco Bibbiani is a board-certified neurologist with over 20 year experience in clinical development between the pharmaceutical industry and the Experimental Therapeutic Branch (ETB) of the National Institute of Health (NIH), where we conducted proof of concept trials in several neurological indications. In his past positions, Francesco conducted various clinical trials in Alzheimer disease, epilepsy and liver disease, all studies that led to multiple regulatory submissions and approvals with the FDA, EMA and other global regulatory agencies. Currently, he is the Vice President of Clinical Development at PTC Therapeutics, where he is the clinical lead of the DMD and mitochondrial epilepsy projects. Francesco received his MD degree with honors from the University of Pisa, Italy where he also completed his residency program in Neurology, with honors.