Bionure has renewed its Board of Directors

Bionure has renewed its Board of Directors, which is now chaired by Guy P. Nohra, founder of Alta Life Sciences, co-founder of Alta Partners ($2 billion raised from 1996 to 2006) and expert LS investor. In addition, Paul Frohna, MD, Rajiv Mahadevan and Josep Herrero have joined the board along with Montserrat Vendrell from Alta LS. Salut Monràs, Bionure investor, and Mar Massó, Bionure’s Managing Director, complete the Board.


The renewal of the Board has not been the only change in the company. Neuro-ophthalmologist Craig Smith, until now a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Bionure, is joining the company as Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Dr. Smith brings his long experience in companies such as Genentech and Novartis, leading teams in neuroscience and ophthalmology. He is a Senior Advisor/Consultant with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and throughout his career he has led several investigations in Optic Neuritis and Multiple Sclerosis.