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Stella Paffenholz

Venture Creation Intern

Stella joined Apollo with the goal to transfer scientific innovation in the field of age-related diseases into tangible assets that benefit society. Currently Stella is doing her PhD at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, studying ovarian cancer. Previously, she received an undergraduate degree in Molecular Biomedicine from the University of Bonn and a Master’s degree from the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg as a Helmholtz Fellow. During her studies, Stella was supported by the German Academic Scholarship Foundation. She is also currently an Included VC fellow, a competitive fellowship that provides aspiring venture capitalists from diverse and underrepresented communities with access, education and mentorship from Europe's top VCs. Before joining Apollo, Stella gained experience in drug discovery at Bayer HealthCare, in-house consulting at Merck KGaA and management consulting at McKinsey.

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