From Lab to Startup

AVATAR MEDICAL™ is a spin-off from the Institut Pasteur and Institut Curie based on the DIVA technology. Our leadership team consists of passionate French and American co-founders with proven experience in tech entrepreneurship, sales, marketing and scientific -research.

AVATAR MEDICAL™ is a laureate of the French BPI i-Lab and BPI i-Nov competitions and for innovative startup companies.



Xavier Wartelle


Mohamed El Beheiry, PhD


Elodie Brient-Litzler, PhD


Pr. Fabien Reyal, MD PhD


Marie Buhot-Launay

VP Sales & Marketing

Jean-Baptiste Masson, PhD


Maxime Guillerm

Clinical Solutions Specialist, Europe

John Ross

Clinical Solutions Specialist, US

Nicolas Philippon

Senior Software Engineer

Nicolas Roux

Senior Software Developer

Iannis Poquet


Charlotte Godard

PhD Student

Jean-Luc Degrenand

Solutions Architect

Frédéric Nahon

Business Developer, Europe

Sylvie Lucaora

Quality Manager

Axel Bonetto

Project Manager

Vipra Arolkar

Marketing Manager

Medical and Technology Contributors

Dr. Brendon Bagley

Vascular and Interventional Radiologist
David Grant Medical Center,
Travis AFB US Air Force

Dr. Jebrane Bouaoud

Maxillofacial Surgeon
Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière

Dr. Olivier Choussy

ENT Surgeon
Institut Curie

Dr. Matthew Colman

Associate Professor of Spine Surgery and Musculoskeletal Oncology
Orthopedic surgeon

Rush University Medical Center

Dr. Mostafa El Beheiry

General Surgeon

Pr. Dominique Fabre

Professor of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery and Cardiopulmonary Transplantation
Université Paris-Saclay
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon
Hôpital Marie-Lannelongue

Stéphane Fournier

Institut Pasteur

Pr. Guy Frija

Former Head of Radiology
Hôpital Européen Georges-Pompidou

Pr. Roman-Hossein Khonsari

Professor of Maxillofacial Surgery and Plastic Surgery
University of Paris Cité
Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon
Hôpital Necker-Enfants Malades

Dr. Caroline Malhaire

Institut Curie

Dr. Asem Saleh

Vascular Surgeon
Humber River Hospital

Pr. Laurent Salomon

Consultant Obstetric-Gynecologic Surgeon
Hôpital Necker-Enfants Malades
Co-founder and Co-director
LUMIERE Foundation

Dr. Greg Sarin

Orthopaedic Surgery Specialist
Storm Mountain Orthopaedics

Dr. Andreas Sauerbrey

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Aspen Mountain Medical Center

Dr. David A. Wilkinson

Emergency Medicine
UCHealth Emergency Care Yampa Valley Medical Center

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