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Dr. Gerd Hummel

EVP R&D

Gerd has over 20 years of experience in the pharma- and biotech industry (R&D), including 11 years at Jerini AG (Berlin), directing medicinal chemistry and preclinical research activities, and 6 years at Oryzon Genomics (Barcelona) leading drug development in the field of epigenetic-based therapeutics. He has supported the discovery and development of several medicinal products from early research up to late stage clinical. He has broad experience in R&D of small molecules, peptides and peptidomimetics for a wide range of therapeutic areas. Additionally, he was leading several pharma collaborations and consulting for international biotech companies. He received his PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of Konstanz with R. R. Schmidt on the total synthesis of complex carbohydrates, awarded with the “Byk-Preis”, and performed his postdoctoral studies at the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in La Jolla and the University of Alberta in Edmonton. He has over 40 scientific publications and patent applications.

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Dr. Gerd Hummel