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Jelena Popov-Celeketic, PhD

Jelena is one of the founders of Synerkine Pharma, BV where she is responsible for project management of SK-001 (IL4-10 fusion protein) pharmaceutical development. 

Jelena’s expertise lies in protein production and characterization as well as biology of cartilage repair. Since 2014 she has been involved in preclinical development of IL4-10 fusion protein, working as a Principal Investigator in a team of Prof. Hack and Prof. Lafeber at University Medical Center Utrecht.Prior to joining Synerkine Team, Jelena worked as a PostDoc at Tissue Regeneration and Repair group at University Medical Center Groningen. 

Jelena is biochemist by training and a PhD in Cell Biology from the Laboratory of Prof. Dr. Walter Neupert at the Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich.