NF2 BioSolutions is proud to receive the support of these amazing advisors, guiding us through legal, financial and industry matters.
M. Jaysson Eicholtz – FDA Advisory Committee
Jaysson graduated with a Degree in Animal Science from the University of Maryland at College Park and has a Masters in Biotechnology from the University of Maryland, University College. 20 years of experience in operations and production management roles in FDA regulated industry including vaccines, immunotherapy, and gene therapy. Helped direct and expand the production facility at Nationwide Children’s Hospital supporting gene therapy productions for multiple phase 1/2a trials. Currently is a member for the FDA Medical Devices Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Advisory Committee and is the Vice President of Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls for Scout Bio. Jaysson lives with his wife and four sons in Columbus, Ohio and is dedicated to driving down costs and barriers in gene therapy manufacturing to support research and trials for all disease indications.
Onno Faber – Serial Entrepreneur
Onno has been building things and solving problems for as long as he can remember. He is a serial entrepreneur, he started his first [internet] company in 1998. He studied architecture and got his degree in 2006. He is still starting things, solving problems, and developing new concepts and products. Most recently, he founded RDMD, helping rare disease patients and foundations to accelerate treatments. Born in the Netherlands, Onno was diagnosed with NF2 in 2015 at the age of 36. He currently lives in San Francisco.
Marc Hixson – Principal, Coeus Consulting Group
Marc enjoys providing strategic insight and guidance to entrepreneurs and start-ups discovering lifesaving therapeutics to help bring their products to market. Marc received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh and his MBA in Biotech and Pharmaceutical Management from Penn State University. In 2009 he founded the Coeus Consulting Group, a boutique life science strategy consulting firm supporting pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, and payors in the U.S. The company creates tailored, evidence-based solutions that drive business strategy and impacts bottom lines with a focus on phase II clinical trials through commercialization. When he’s not working with clients and patients, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three children in Devon, PA.
Victoria West – Communications Director, Public Relations and Legal
Victoria is the mother of four young student athletes. Her youngest is a friend, teammate and classmate of AJ, a sweet 7 year old boy recently diagnosed with NF2. Inspired by AJ’s parents’ strength and forward momentum, she is determined to work for a happy ending for all families affected by NF2.
She is Directeur et Conseil en Propriété Intellectuelle at Keter SAS Paris, France. Previously, she worked in the law departments at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Warner Bros. Studios, Madison Media Group and IKON (now Ricoh Corporation). She is an Athletic Hall of Fame inductee and captained several soccer teams including the Hoya Lawyas while attending Georgetown University Law. Prior to law school she worked for the U.S. Congress as Press Secretary and Communications Director.
Victoria and her husband are active fundraisers and volunteers in their community and schools.