Wednesday, November 28th
6.00 pm – 9.00 pm
New Therapies - Lost in Translation?
Director Research & Development
Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH
Chair Center for Personalised Medicine (ZPM)
University Hospital Tübingen
Senior European Correspondent
Get-together – music, drinks and food
Alison Abbot has a PhD in Pharmacology and has been Senior European Correspondent for Nature in Munich for over 20 years. She writes for different sections of Nature including editorials, news, features and the books and arts pages.
Many of her articles are about science politics in Europe, particularly Germany and Italy. Her specialist topic is neuroscience but she also covers other aspects of biology and health.
Prof. Jochen Maas
Jochen Maas was appointed General Manager, Research & Development (R&D) at Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH in 2010. He is a member of the Global R&D Management Board and of the German Management Board of Sanofi-Aventis.
Jochen Maas started his career in PK and later expanded his responsibilities to Preclinical Development, Preclinical and Clinical Development and Research & Development. He was also responsible for Global Research & Development in the Diabetes Division and acted as Vice President R&D Europe at Sanofi-Aventis.
Jochen Maas is a professor of pharmacokinetics and administering medication at Gießen-Friedberg University of Applied Sciences. He has studied biology and veterinary medicine at the Universities of Zurich, Heidelberg and Munich.
Prof. Nisar Peter Malek
08.12.1968, born in Hamburg
1989-1995, Study of Medicine, Hannover Medical School (MHH), Germany
10/91 - 9/93, MD thesis, Institute for Molecular Biology, MHH, (Thesis supervisor: Prof. Alfred Nordheim)
03/1996, Doctor of Medicine, MHH
01/98 - 1/01, Postdoctoral Fellow, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA, (laboratory of Prof. James M. Roberts)
2002-07, Group leader at the Institute for Molecular Biology, MHH funded by the German Cancer Society (Max Eder Program)
4/2006, Board Cerified Internal Medicine
10/2006, Consultant in Internal Medicine Dept. of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endocrinology, MHH
05/2007, Venia Legendi “Internal Medicine”, MHH
03/2008, Professorship, Cell Proliferation Control, MHH
01/2009, Board Certified Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology
09/2011, Full professor in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Director Dept. of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Infectious Desease, University Hospital Tübingen, Germany
08/2014, Director Center for Personalized Medicine, Univ. Tübingen
08/2015, Managing Director Dept. of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Tübingen