Christos Bakouras  

Christos Bakouras, Facility Manager
Has many years of experience as facility manager in the biotech industry. Amongst others he worked for companies like Vela and Igeneon. Above all he holds a certificate as energy efficiency specialist and is a trained safety supervisor.

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 Caroline Bäumler-Klestil

Caroline Bäumler-Klestil, Medical Affairs Manager

MD from the University of Heidelberg. She was research fellow at the German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, and the Department of Immunology, Cornell University New York. She gained clinical experience in oncology at the University Hospital Cologne and Kaiser Franz Josef Hospital Vienna.

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 Elfrieda Blazek

Elfrieda Blazek, Lab Maintenance

with many years work experience with Novartis and Igeneon she responsibly and carefully maintains our labware.

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 Pia Burgmer

Pia Burgmer, Clinical Project Manager

MSc. in Molecular Biology from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. She previously worked for Crucell in Leiden and Skyline Diagnostics in Rotterdam, where she gained laboratory as well as clinical trial experience.

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 Karin Drobits

Karin Drobits, Lab Technician
MSc in Biomedical Sciences. Certificate for Auditing and Quality Management. She wrote her master thesis at the Division of Immune Receptors and T-Cell Activation at the Institute of Immunology, Vienna.

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 Christian Fabsich

Christian Fabsich, Head of Corporate Affairs and Business Development
Graduated from Vienna University of Economics and Business. Has served as an advisor to various Austrian and international companies, specializing in the fields of innovation management and start-up consulting, a role he continues to undertake.

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 Anke Falnbigl

Anke Falnbigl, Administrative Assistant, currently on maternity leave
Graduated from Vienna Business International School and worked seven years as an assistant at Janssen-Cilag before joining Apeiron.

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 Sabine Grünaug  

Sabine Grünaug, Regulatory Assistant
Graduated from Technical University Munich. Worked at Medical University Vienna and Novartis Research Institute before joining Apeiron.

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 Romana Gugenberger

Romana Gugenberger, Project Head
PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of Vienna. She worked several years in cardiovascular research at the Medical University of Vienna.

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 Claudia Haider  

Claudia Haider, Clinical Operations Assistant
Holds a degree in Genetics and Microbiology from the University of Vienna. Before joining Apeiron she gained experience as Clinical Trial Coordinator at MSD.

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 Julia Harrauer  

Julia Harrauer, Lab Technician
Graduated in Molecular Biotechnology at FH Campus Vienna. During her studies she did an internship at Apeiron and meanwhile wrote her master thesis. She previously worked at eBiosciene as a technician at the R&D department.

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 Isabella Haslinger  

Isabella Haslinger, Lab Technician
Graduated from the Academy of Medical Technical Analysts. She has several years working experience in the field of immunological research at the Medical University of Vienna.

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 Bettina Herzfeld

Bettina Herzfeld, Assistant to the CEO
graduated from Modul (College of Tourism) in Vienna. After having gained profound experience in hotel industry she changed her field of activity. During the last ten years she has been working in Biotechnology and Economics as personal assistant to CEOs.

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 Evelyne Janzek

Evelyne Janzek, Senior Lab Technician, CRA
Extensive experience in lab work (cancer research, immunology, enzymology, assay development) and activities for clinical and preclinical studies (certificate for CRA).

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 Isabel Klier

Isabel Klier, VP Intellectual Property Management
PhD in Biology from the Philipps University in Marburg (Germany), European Patent Attorney. 10 years of experience in international patent portfolio management in the biopharmaceutical industry, worked as Corporate Patent Counsel for Medigene and Baxter, and as Global Head of IP Management for Intercell before joining Apeiron.

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 Günther Lametschwandtner

Günther Lametschwandtner, Project Head
PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Vienna. He previously worked at the Novartis Research Institute Vienna as Research Investigator developing treatments for autoimmune diseases and modulation of T helper cell activity.

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 Thomas Loregger

Thomas Loregger, Regulatory Affairs Manager
Holds a PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of Vienna. He worked as a sales representative at VWR International and gained broad experience in Regulatory Affairs and Medical Information during his employment at AstraZeneca and KWIZDA Pharma.

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 Beate Majcen

Beate Majcen, Drug Safety Manager
Graduated from the Faculty of Life Science, University of Graz and has several years of experience in Pharmacovigilance. Before joining Apeiron she worked at Cephalon, ratiopharm/Teva and MSD.

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 Andrea Katharina Marschalek

Andrea Katharina Marschalek, Accounting
Has a penchant for numbers and IT and was therefore educated as accountant and IT trainer. As an accountant she took her first steps in a tax consulting firm; later at Boehringer Ingelheim she trained colleagues on SAP.

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 Hannes Mühleisen

Hannes Mühleisen, Lab Technician
Graduated from the University of Applied Sciences Vienna (Bioengineering). He previously worked in a pharmacy as pharmaceutical assistent before joining Apeiron.

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 Oliver Mutschlechner

Oliver Mutschlechner, Chief Compliance Officer
(Extended Management Board)
PhD in Biochemistry and Biotechnology from the Vienna University of Technology. He previously worked for Octapharma and Intercell and gained regulatory experience in the field of human plasma products and vaccines as well as in QM and as Qualified Person.

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 Victor Navas

Victor Navas, Scientist
Obtained his PhD in immunology from the Pierre et Marie Curie University Paris. He worked at the Pasteur Institute, dissecting regulatory mechanisms important for the differentiation and function of T cells. His major interest lies in driving novel approaches for T cell-mediated therapies against cancer.

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 Andreas Neubauer

Andreas Neubauer, Head of IT
He previously worked as Head of IT at Bender Biomedsystems and Igeneon, and started his career at Sandoz/Novartis Vienna.

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 Andreas Neubauer

Bettina Neuchrist, Lab Technician
BSc in medical and pharmaceutical biotechnology from the University of Applied Science in Krems. She wrote her bachelor thesis at Boehringer Ingelheim, Vienna.

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 Anneliese Nussdorfer

Anneliese Nussdorfer, Manufacturing Manager
Studied Biomedical Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien and holds a bachelor‘s degree. She gained several years of experience in pharmaceutical production at Baxter.

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 Carina Nussdorfer

Carina Nussdorfer, Lab Technician
Graduated from Technical University Vienna in Technical Chemistry – Biotechnology and Bioanalytics. She previously completed an internship at Apeiron and wrote her master thesis about cancer immunotherapy.

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 Maria Prillinger

Maria Prillinger, Human Resources
Holds a degree in Business Informatics from Johannes Kepler University Linz. Before joining Apeiron she was in charge of human resources at an international fashion company.

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 KorneliaRasztovits

Kornelia Rasztovits, Controlling
Holds a degree in International Business Relationships from University of Applied Sciences Burgenland. She gained commercial practice in international advertising agencies and in an IT company.

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 Daniela Schwab

Daniela Schwab, Head of Accounting
She is a financial all-rounder and was in charge of accounting for the Austrian Tennis Association and Wiesbauer amongst others. Before finding her passion in tax and numbers she worked as an animal keeper at Schönbrunn zoo.

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 Sandra Seidl

Sandra Seidl, Lab Technician
Graduated from the Academy of Medical Technical Analysts. She has several years working experience in biomedical research at Medical University of Vienna.

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 Stefan Stranner  

Stefan Stranner, Lab Technician
Graduated from Vienna College for Chemical Technology. More than ten years work experience in downstream processing, protein chemistry and analytics. Before joining Apeiron he worked at Igeneon.

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 Mariella Taxpointner  

Mariella Taxpointner, Secretary
Has many years of experience as an assistant and secretary. Amongst others she worked for a security company and a student dormitory where she was responsible for back office and administration.

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 Kathrin Thell  

Kathrin Thell, In Vivo Scientist
Holds a PhD in Medicine from the Medical University of Vienna, an MSc in Molecular Biology from the University of Vienna and a Diploma for Biomedical Science from the University of Applied Sciences in Vienna. Her expertise is in immunology and tumor biology.

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 Maria Urban  

Maria Urban, Lab Technician
Studied molecular biology at the University of Vienna and did research on centrosomes for her master thesis. She started her career at Apeiron as a trainee and continued as a regular team member.

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Gerhard Wallner, Head of External Manufacturing
Holds a PhD in molecular virology from the University of Vienna. He previously worked for Boehringer Ingelheim Austria, Pelias Biotechnologies and Valneva SE (formerly Intercell AG), where he gained broad experience in quality control of recombinant proteins and vaccines as well as in clinical serology and in the management of external manufacturing.

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 Kerstin Westritschnig  

Kerstin Westritschnig, Chief Medical Officer
(Extended Management Board)
MD from the University of Vienna, specialised in Immunology, 16 years experience in R&D in academia and industry. She worked for Sanochemia and was Vice President Clinical Development for Intercell and Valneva before she joined Apeiron.

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