IO Frontiers World 2019


Timothy C. Fong

Timothy C. Fong

Vice President, Science & Technology, AllCells
Tim has over 20 years of biotech industry experience with broad expertise in therapeutic drug discovery and development. Tim has led teams in discovery research, preclinical studies, product characterization, and GMP manufacturing process development in several platform technologies, including cell and gene therapy, bio-active peptides and recombinant protein with a focus on cancer immunotherapy, angiogenesis, autoimmunity, and inflammatory diseases. He has held positions of increasing responsibility at Chiron (Novartis), Aventis Gencell, Sangstat (Genzyme), BD Biosciences, Progenitor Cell Therapy (NeoStem), and Cellerant. Tim earned his doctorate in Immunology from the Department of Microbiology & Immunology, UCLA School of Medicine, and completed postdoctoral fellowships at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, CA, and at UC San Diego. Tim also holds an MBA from St. Mary’s College, CA. He is a past member of the Product and Process Development and Immunotherapy Committees, International Society for Cell Therapy, and a member of the American Association of Cancer Research, American Society for Hematology, American Association of Immunologists, and Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer.
  • "Great venue to solidify and harmonize on the current challenges facing this sector - in real time. The caliber of the speakers and session contents was premier. “
    Dolores Baksh
    Innovation Leader, GE Healthcare
  • “A great event to learn about the hurdles that are needed to be overcome to get through the clinic.”
    Devin Bridgen
    Scientist, strategic partnerships, SQZ Biotech
  • "It was a great opportunity to share current data and thinking about the development of therapeutics directed at modulating the immune response to cancer."
    Lance Leopold
    Vice President, Head of Oncology Development, Incyte Corporation
  • "Phacilitate provides a unique forum, bringing together research, process development, and commercial leaders on the cutting edge of cell, gene, and immunotherapy. A great conference for anyone wanting a comprehensive view of the field."
    Dr James Trager
    Vice President, Research & Product Development, Dendreon
  • “In the rapidly moving Advanced Therapy market, Phacilitate remains one of the premier events.”
    David James
    CEO, Scinogy