Angela Columbano has over 20 year experience in the pharmaceutical and Biomedical industry. Prior to Genethon, Angela was Principal at Sanofi Sunrise an early investment and partnering vehicle. Angela has also held various positions with Sanofi in Marketing and Business Development and Licensing for a number of therapeutic areas such as neuro-degeneration, age-related muscular diseases, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. In the early years of her career, Angela was a Research Scientist with positions at Pfizer in Oncology and SmithKline Beecham. Angela is an Italian National with a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from School of Pharmacy, London and an MBA from Kingston University, UK.