Dr. Laura BeniHead of Clinical Operations
Laura joined Cellestia as Head of Clinical Operations in 2017. She has more than 15 years of experience working in academia, the pharma industry, and in CROs, predominantly in the field of Clinical Operations. Before joining Cellestia, Laura worked as a Clinical Development Project Manager at Polyphor Ltd. on many projects, including managing the company’s lead compound successfully through to the pivotal Phase III study. She is a hospital pharmacist by training and received her MSc degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology at the University of Florence, Italy. Believing strongly that learning is a never-ending process, she further specialized at the Medical Faculty of Basel by obtaining a Certificate of Advance Study in Pharmaceutical Medicine.
“I love that this job is all-encompassing and pushes me to my full potential each and every day. Collaborating with the team to realize our shared vision of bringing new treatments to patients, has been and continues to be, an incredible journey.”