Patrick Chaltin


Meet Patrick Chaltin

Patrick Chaltin is the Managing Director of the Centre for Drug Design and Discovery (CD3) since its start-up in 2006.

He is a qualified European Patent Attorney and was previously active as IP manager at the IP unit of KU Leuven Research & Development, which he joined in 2002 and where he was responsible for the management of the IP created by KU Leuven within the pharmaceutical field, especially by the Rega Institute for Medical Research. He is member of the Board of Directors of Cytura Therapeutics and previously of Okapi Sciences until its acquisition by Aratana. During 2003, he was also member of the deal flow committee of Capricorn Venture Partners for the analysis of new investment opportunities. He studied Pharmaceutical Sciences and obtained a Ph.D. in this field at the laboratory of Medicinal Chemistry of KU Leuven. Patrick Chaltin is co-author of several peer-reviewed scientific publications and is inventor on multiple patent applications.

Meet the Management Team & Founders

Managing Director

Dirk Roymans

Dirk has more than 20 years of experience in pharmaceutical discovery research and clinical drug development in mid-sized ...
Head of Operations

Aleksandra Siekierska

Aleksandra has about 15 years of academic experience in the field of molecular and cell biology and neuroscience. She obta...

Johan Neyts

Johan Neyts is full professor of Virology at the KU Leuven, Belgium and Head of the Laboratory of Virology, Antiviral Drug...