About Us

Translating knowledge into innovative Drug Discovery

Our History

Founded in 2011 by Professor Roberto Pellicciari, Tes Pharma is a biotech company located in Corciano, Italy.

Our research is focused on delivering proprietary first-in-class drug candidates for oncology, metabolic and renal diseases.

The name of the company, Tes, which in Etruscan means "heal, cure, love", not only reflects the link with the history of our region, but also our dedication to providing new and effective therapeutic opportunities.

Our territory is one where you can live well, where there is harmony between man and nature. It is here that you can find the ideal conditions to express yourselves at your best and give life to innovative ideas.

Board of Directors

Mark Pruzanski, MD

Chairman, former CEO of Versanis, Founder and CEO of Intercept Pharmaceuticals

Prof. Roberto Pellicciari

Founder, Honorary Chairman, and Chief Scientific Advisor

Luca Benatti, PhD

CEO, former CEO of Erydel and Newron

Riccardo Stefanelli

Member, CEO of Brunello Cucinelli SpA

Federica Draghi, PhD, MBA

Member, Founder and Managing Partner of XGEN Venture

Paolo Fundarò

Member, Founder and Managing Partner of XGEN Venture

Following the science to create novel therapeutic opportunities