Guenther Karmann, Ph.D

Guenther Karmann, Ph.D

 

Guenther is a seasoned Pharmaceutical Researcher with successful career at Bayer AG culminating as the Biotechnology Department Head and led to his appointment as the CEO of DeveloGen AG.  

Guenther has over 25 years of experience in therapeutic research in cardiovascular diseases, diabetes (type 1 and type 2) and cancer.  Working in three different continents, Guenther has been head of Biotechnological groups of up to 180 people. For 15 years Guenther has been leading Bayer to discovery of new target molecules for therapeutic interventions, target identification with genomics and bioinformatics and enabling technologies encompassing biology and chemistry. He also built a business segment “Cancer”, identified strategic partners and sealed collaborations with pharmaceutical companies.

Through management of external collaborations with a budget close to $6M, the cancer research group lead by Guenther presented its first development candidate.

 

Leadership List

Officers

G. Alexander Fleming, MD
Executive Chairman

Thomas Seoh
President and Chief Executive Officer

Stephen Casey, MBA
Chief Operating Officer

 

Clinical Development

G. Alexander Fleming, MD

Brian E. Harvey, MD, Ph.D

Charles Alexander, MD

Giora Davidai, MD

Gordon B. Cutler, Jr., M.D.

Guenther Karmann, Ph.D

John K. Whisnant, Jr, MD

Michael Trautmann, MD

Peter Damsbo, MD

Richard Paul, MD

Rob Walsh, MD

Simon Bruce, MD

Theo Gana, MD, PhD

Todd J. Lorenz, MD

 

Regulatory Affairs

G. Alexander Fleming, MD

Brian E. Harvey, MD, Ph.D

Christopher Kotsopulos, MS

Doug Muchmore, MD

Frances Mielach, Ph.D, RPh.

Joshua Sharlin, Ph.D

 

EU Regulatory

Michael Trautmann, MD

 

Clinical Operations/Project Management

Chris Yun

Diane Paul, MS, RN

Julie Waltz Gerlach, B.S.N., M.P.H., R.A.C.

Lynn Schaich

Susan Manley

 

Pre-Clinical

Dave Edwards, Ph.D

Frances Mielach, Ph.D, RPh.

Joy Cavagnaro, Ph.D

Marijke Adams PharmD, Ph.D

Monalisa Chatterji,Ph.D

Virgil Whitehurst, Ph.D

 

CMC and Clinical Supplies Management

Knut Zellerhoff, Ph.D

Robert Kaster, Rph., ASQ-CQA

 

Medical Device

Christopher Kotsopulos, MS

Rob Walsh, MD

 

QA/QC

Christopher Kotsopulos, MS

Joshua Sharlin, Ph.D

Julie Waltz Gerlach, B.S.N., M.P.H., R.A.C.

Lynn Schaich

Robert Kaster, Rph., ASQ-CQA

 

Medical Writing/Regulatory Submissions

Marijke Adams PharmD, Ph.D

Peggy Hagerty

Russ Neubauer, Ph.D

Sandor Bernath, PhD, MBA

 

Process & Innovation management

Elizabeth Whalley Buono, BSN, RN, MBA, JD

 

Business Strategy & Management Support

Lisa Jansa, MBA

Stephen Casey, MBA

 

Founders

G. Alexander Fleming, MD

Lisa Jansa, MBA