• Serial biotech entrepreneur in the Extracellular Vesicle (EV) field
  • A decade of experience in healthcare investment banking at J.P. Morgan
  • Multiple patents and publications in EV biomedical applications
  • Closed over 20 transactions valued $70B
  • Trained in nanoelectronics and biophysics at the University of Cambridge (Cavendish Laboratory)
  • Received his Master of Science in Management from HEC Paris (Grande Ecole) 
Pierre Arsène

Founder & CEO

  • Over a decade of scientific experience in the liquid biopsy space, including EV-based diagnostics
  • Many scientific publications in the fields of cfDNA, EVs, biochips, microfluids and automation
  • Developed several patented technologies for EV diagnostics and isolation
  • Received his Ph.D in Bioengineering Systems from the MIT Portugal Programme
  • Received his MSc in Bioengineering and Nanosystems from the Instituto Superior Technico
Tomás Dias, PhD

Chief Technology Officer

  • Over 25 years in various life science leadership positions in both the US and the UK
  • Brought >20 innovative products to market from R&D to launch, including in vitro diagnostics (IVD) tests
  • Led 40-centre UK-based clinical trial and 20-centre US observational study
  • Received her Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the University of Southern Carolina
  • Post doctoral research in genetics at the University of Cambridge
Karin Schmitt, PhD

Chief Operating Officer

  • Over 5 years of experience in the EV characterisation and diagnostic fields
  • 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


  • Over 10 years of
    international scientific experience in genomics
    and transcriptomics
  • Received her Ph.D. in Genetics, Genomics, and Bioinformatics from the University of California
Raissa Kay, PhD

Senior Scientist

  • Over 5 years of experience in the EV characterisation and diagnostic fields
  • Received her Master in Biotechnology from Instituto Superior Tecnico
Susana Vagueiro


  • Received her Ph.D. in Computer Science and Plant Genetics from Montana State University
  • Received her MRes in Bioinformatics and Genomics from the University of Worcester
Gillian Reynolds, PhD


  • Experienced researcher in the EV field
  • Received her Master in Genomic Medicine from
    King's College London
Elnaz Persia

Research Associate

  • Received her Master in International Economy from Moscow State University
Valerie O'Connor

Office Manager

  • Received her Ph.D. in Nanotechnology from the University of Plymouth
  • Marie Curie early-stage researcher
Jagriti Sethi, PhD

Research Associate

  • Work focused on micro- and nanofabrication processes
Munir Kahraman

Material Science Engineer

  • Received her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Bath
Harindi Jayakody, PhD

Product Manager

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