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Our team

Phenocell's founderBrigitte is an internationally recognized expert for brain plasticity, stroke and stem cell therapy. After receiving her Doctorate in the University of Montpellier, she completed a post-doctoral fellowship in the Anatomy Department of Shiga Medical School, Japan, before entering Inserm in Bordeaux. She coordinated the European program STEMS to analyze the therapeutic potential of iPSC-derived neural cells in stroke. In 2013 she took the challenge to leave academia for entrepreneurship and graduated the Challenge+ management and business training in HEC before creating Phenocell.

Brigitte Onteniente, PhD
Founder & CEO

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Hélène, PhD, graduated from Paul Sabatier Toulouse III University. After having completed its PhD in cell physiology about stem cell differentiation, she specialized in adipose tissue biology during a post-doctoral stay. She joined Phenocell in 2021 as a research scientist to manage R&D skin projects.

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Hélène Leménager
Head of Dermo-cosmetics

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Adrien, Msc, graduated from Pierre & Marie Curie University, Paris. He has been a research engineer specialized in iPS cells since 2017. Adrien is in charge of the Ophthalmology R&D platform and Dry AMD research

Adrien Tartary
Head of Ophthalmology

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Célian holds a L3Pro degree from Nice Côte d'Azur University and joined the Dermo-cosmetic Dpt. in 2022 as a R&D Technician.

Célian Soula
Dermo-cosmetics

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Elsa holds a PhD degree from Nice-Côte d'Azur University. She joined the Ophthalmology Dpt. in 2023 as a R&D Scientist.

Elsa Garcia
Ophthalmology

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Pauline has a degree from Polytech Nice Sophia. She joined the Dermo-cosmetic Dpt. in 2022 as a R&D Engineer.

Pauline PUJAS
Dermo-cosmetics

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