Dr. Christian Meyer is the Chief Operating Officer of VectivBio, bringing more than 20 years of international rare disease drug development leadership and entrepreneurship to the company.
Dr. Meyer was part of the founding team of VectivBio, initially acting as its Chief Development Officer, after serving in a similar role at Therachon AG, where he was instrumental in the clinical development of recifercept (TA-46) until its acquisition by Pfizer. Prior to Therachon, he served as Chief Medical Officer at uniQure N.V., where he supported Glybera, the first gene therapy ever approved, and was pivotal in the development of etranacogene dezaparvovec. Preceding his work at uniQure, he held several senior executive positions at Cardoz AB, Symphogen A/S and Zymenex A/S, where he was responsible for building clinical development operations and leading clinical development programs in the rare disease space. Dr. Meyer began his career at Novo Nordisk A/S and held academic and hospital positions before entering the pharmaceutical industry.
Dr. Meyer received his M.D. and Ph.D. in Clinical Cardiology from the University of Copenhagen.