Cécile Besson Duvanel
Augurix SA, Switzerland
Dr. Cécile Besson Duvanel was awarded a fellowship from the Roche Research Foundation to conduct her MD-PhD thesis in the field of immunochemistry in 2002 at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. She then completed her MD training at the Pediatric Department of the University Hospital in Lausanne. She has been awarded several international distinctions for her research, including the Milupa Neonatology Award and the Professor Combe Award, and she has authored more than 20 scientific publications in international, peer-reviewed journals. She co-founded Augurix SA in 2007, a start-up active in the development of companion diagnostics in the field of gastroenterology.