GeneChem is a manager of focused venture capital funds. Since 1997, we have been involved in the launching of companies and in the management of their growth and liquidity events.

GeneChem has been part of investment syndicates which included a wide breadth of marquee international investors as well as smaller local players. The team has knowledge and expertise in various fields of science including biochemistry, chemistry, immunology, oncology, virology, bacteriology, analgesia, ophthalmology and human genetics.

We have invested at the very early stages of start-ups, where hands-on management is required, and also at the later stages such as mezzanine rounds and private placements in public entities. The team's experience is broad and deep-reaching within the biotech investment sector.

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Montreal, Quebec
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John Clement, PhD General Partner

Dr. Clement possesses over twenty years of experience in preclinical and clinical drug development, project and alliance management, and product acquisition. Dr. Clement co-founded iCo Therapeutics in 2005 and served as Chief Technology and Development Officer and Chief Business Officer during his tenure with the company. Prior to that he served as Director of Business Development and Director of Extramural Research at QLT Inc. and he has also served as Director of Extramural Research and Associate Director of Pharmacology and Toxicology at Biochem Pharma Inc., research scientist & manager with Department of National Defence (DND) and Research Scientist at CIBA-Geigy Canada Ltd. During his tenure with DND he held various scientific leadership / management positions and was responsible for the development of a new antidote for nerve agent poisoning (HI-6). He obtained a PhD (Pharmacology) from the University of Western Ontario and has published over 60 manuscripts.

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