Christian Meyer, M.D. Ph.D., is the Chief Development Officer of VectivBio, bringing more than 20 years of international rare disease drug development leadership and entrepreneurship to the company.
Throughout his career, Dr. Meyer has held several executive positions in rare disease biotech companies, most recently as the Chief Development Officer of Therachon AG, where he was instrumental in supporting 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 instrumental in the pivotal development of etranacogene dezaparvovec. At Zymenex A/S he was instrumental in the clinical development of Metazyme prior to its acquisition by Shire. Since the beginning of his career at Novo Nordisk A/S, he has been active in the rare disease space including senior leadership positions at Symphogen A/S and Cardoz AB. Before entering the pharmaceutical industry, he held numerous academic and hospital positions.
Dr. Meyer received his M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Copenhagen.