Alex Pasteur, Ph.D.

Partner

+44 (0)20 7074 5631

About

Alex Pasteur is a Partner with F-Prime Capital. He is based in London and leads the firm’s biomedical investment efforts in Europe. He has worked in healthcare investing since 2001. Alex focuses on investments in therapeutics and healthcare IT, a portfolio that includes Orchard Therapeutics (NASDAQ: ORTX) where he was also a company founder, Adaptimmune Therapeutics (NASDAQ: ADAP), Acacia Pharma (BRU: ACPH), Genomics PLC, Oviva AG, Owkin, Pulmocide Ltd and Nodthera Ltd.

Prior to joining F-Prime in 2012, Alex worked at MVM Life Science Partners LLP in the USA and Europe and was responsible for investments in Cara Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CARA), Vantia Ltd and Xention Pharma Ltd.

Alex earned a M.A. in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Cambridge University.

  • Acacia Pharma (EURONEXT:ACPH) is a commercially driven hospital pharmaceutical group focused on the development and commercialisation of new nausea and vomiting treatments for surgical and cancer patients. Learn more at www.acaciapharma.com.

    • Category

      • Therapeutics
    • Status

      • Public
    • Location

      Cambridge, United Kingdom

    • Year Invested

      2013

    • Team

  • Adaptimmune (NASDAQ: ADAP) is a cellular therapeutics company developing affinity enhanced T-cell receptor (TCR) engineered T-cells to treat solid tumor and hematological cancers. Learn more at www.adaptimmune.com.

  • Genomics plc’s vision is to use genomic insights to transform the drug discovery industry by getting better drugs developed more quickly and targeted at the right group of patients. Learn more at https://www.genomicsplc.com

  • NodThera is a biotech engaged in innate immune/inflammasome research. Our leading project is focused on developing inhibitors of the NLRP3 inflammasome for the treatment of inflammatory and neuroinflammatory diseases. Learn more at www.nodthera.com

  • Orchard Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ORTX) Orchard Therapeutics is a fully integrated commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to transforming the lives of patients with serious and life-threatening rare diseases through innovative gene therapies. Learn more at www.orchard-tx.com.

  • Oviva is a new type of healthcare provider using technology to scale the dietitian workforce to help meet the growing number of patients with diet-related health conditions. Learn more at www.oviva.com/uk/.

  • Owkin combines life-science and machine learning expertise to make drug development and clinical trial design more targeted and more cost effective. Owkin’s machine learning algorithms create models that predict disease evolution and treatment outcomes. These predictive models are implemented in clinical trials for enhanced analysis, surrogate endpoints, patient stratification, patient selection, and high-value subgroup identification. The impact of this research is faster discovery of better treatments at a lower cost. Learn more at www.owkin.com.

    • Category

      • Health IT/Services
    • Status

      • Private
    • Location

      New York, NY

    • Year Invested

      2019

    • Team

  • Pulmocide is a biopharmaceutical company with a mission to treat common acute and chronic respiratory tract infections associated with serious complications and devastating effects on patients’ quality of life. Learn more at www.pulmocide.com.