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Encare Team

Ton Adang

PhD Acting Chief Operating Officer

The last three years Ton worked for start up biotech companies like SimiBio and Fast Forward Pharmaceuticals as chief operating officer. Before that, Ton has worked as a Site Scientific Operations Lead at MSD’s R&D organization in the Netherlands. Previously he managed various drug development projects at Organon, Schering-Plough and MSD. For five years he was project leader for the development of a number of biologicals including vaccines and monoclonal antibodies. Earlier in his career he was leading drug development teams in the Women’s Health franchise at Organon with programs in contraception, hormone replacement therapy and osteoporosis. He was discovery project leader in areas like infertility and atherothrombosis and, in a collaboration with Boehringer Mannheim/Roche, produced thrombin and factor Xa inhibitors for clinical development. Furthermore, he was involved in setting up a Lead Discovery Unit and was Head of the hit optimization labs at Organon. Ton received a MSc in life sciences from Wageningen University followed by a PhD in 1990 from the Center of Biopharmaceutical Sciences and the Department of Bioorganic Chemistry both from the University of Leiden.