NorthSea Therapeutics

NorthSea Therapeutics: First-in class, oral, structurally engineered fatty acids [SEFAs] addressing NASH and associated metabolic disorders via unique targeting of pathways regulating metabolism, oxidative stress, inflammation, and fibrosis. Lead candidate Icosabutate for NASH in Ph 2b (first patient dosed Q3’19, interim analysis H2’20); clinical data shows improvement in NASH associated co-morbidity risk factors and liver enzymes. Pipeline includes Phase 1 ready dyslipidemia and late-stage preclinical Parenteral Nutrition Associated Liver Disease (PNALD) programs. $40m Series B (Jan 2020) with venBio Partners (lead) and Sofinnova Investments - funds completion of Ph 2b ICONA study in NASH and advances two additional SEFA programs into the clinic in 2020-21.
Based in...
Clinical Stage
Phase l or ll
Investment Participation
Therapeutic Modalities
Small Molecule
Gooimeer 2 35
Naarden, Noord-Holland 1411 DC
The Netherlands

Company Participants at Solebury Trout Virtual Management Access Event 2021

Mats Blom
NorthSea Therapeutics, Chief Financial Officer
Mats Blom has extensive managerial experience and has held CFO positions in several public and non-public companies. He has served as CFO of Zealand Pharma A/B, a biotechnology company dual listed at Nasdaq in New York and Copenhagen, and Swedish Orphan International, an orphan drug company acquired by BioVitrum in 2009. In addition, Mats has been CFO at Modus Therapeutics, Active Biotech AB and Anoto Group AB. He has also served as a management consultant at Gemini Consulting and Ernst & Young. Mats holds a BA in Business Administration and Economics from the University of Lund and an MBA from IESE University of Navarra, Barcelona. Mats is currently board member of Hansa Biopharma, Auris Medical and Rare Thyroid Therapeutics (RTT).
Rob de Ree
NorthSea Therapeutics, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Prior to joining NorthSea Therapeutics B.V., Rob de Ree served as the CEO of the start-up companies Dezima Pharma, which was acquired by Amgen in 2015 and as the CEO of BMEYE which was acquired by Edwards lifesciences in 2012. Before that Rob de Ree served as the head of the licensing business of Crucell and in various national and international sales and marketing roles at Medtronic. Rob de Ree started his career in pharma in 1991 in sales and marketing at the cardiovascular division of Byk Gulden in the Netherlands. In addition Rob de Ree is currently a board member at Ventinova (chair) and Mellon medical and operating partner at Biogeneration Ventures. Rob de Ree holds an MSc in pharmacy from the University of Groningen.

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