Dr. Laurent Sabbagh is associate director in R&D and head of biology at Domain Therapeutics North America.
Laurent holds a Ph.D. in immunology from McGill University. Following his doctoral degree Dr. Sabbagh undertook post-doctoral fellowships at the Ontario Cancer Institute and the University of Toronto before being recruited by University of Montreal as an assistant professor working on the role of TNF receptors in immunological memory, inflammation and hematological malignancies. In the fall of 2013, Dr. Sabbagh was recruited by Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Canada) where he worked on biomarker discovery for inflammatory bowel disease and small molecules drug discovery for polycystic kidney disease. Subsequently, Dr. Sabbagh led research projects aimed on drug discovery of small molecules for the treatment of inflammatory disorders and cancer at Paraza Pharma Inc. in Montreal. Laurent is currently leading DTNA discovery group working on GPCRs in immuno-oncology to discover new molecules and antibodies.