Clinical expertise, industry experience

Charité Research Organisation prides itself on employing one of the very best-qualified medical teams in the whole industry. Our relationship with Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin ensures that scientific and clinical excellence are never far from our minds. 

A large proportion of our medical team are board certified in one or more disciplines. We also employ a high number of PhD’s across all our teams. Furthermore, we welcome team members with wide-ranging industry and regulatory agency experience.

Chief Executive Officer & Chief Scientific Officer

Prof. Wagner is board certified in both clinical pharmacology and internal medicine. He is a faculty member of Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and author of multiple peer reviewed publications. Prof. Wagner previously served as the Head of Intensive Care Medicine at the Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin (DHZB, German Heart Institute Berlin). He founded Charité Research Organisation in conjunction with the Charité to provide a platform for modern translational research and early clinical development.

Director, Project Management

Dr. Hüser has an extensive track record in drug development and contributes a wide-ranging knowledge of biotechnology, pharmaceutical research and project management. He holds an MBA in entrepreneurial management and a Ph.D. in molecular biology.

Director, Finance & Business Administration

Mr. Stein has long standing experience of the CRO industry and has served in a financial leadership capacity for a number of companies. From a professional perspective, he is specialised in the areas of financial auditing and taxation.

Director, Business Development

Mr. Burrell has an extensive background in the CRO industry. He has a particular focus on Business Development in the translational medicine and early clinical development setting, assisting companies to leverage access to key resources to accelerate early development.

Director, Scientific Service

Dr. Hertrampf is board certified in clinical pharmacology and has 17 years of regulatory agency experience, gained while serving as head of the BfArM “Angiology, Nephrology, Hypertension, Haemostaseology” unit and acting head of the “Cardiovascular System” unit.

Scientific & Medical Coordinator Oncology

Dr. Thierry studied medicine in Paris. She worked as a product manager for the pharmaceutical industry in France and in Germany. Dr. Thierry has extensive experience in the coordination of clinical trials in haematology-oncology at Charité and previously at the University Hospital in Freiburg. She is member of the German Society of Hematology-Oncology (DGHO) and author of numerous peer reviewed publications and book chapters.

Head of Study Physicians

Dr. Posch has ten years of clinical experience in internal medicine and intensive care medicine and joined CRO in 2012. He has profound expertise in the development of study protocols and in the organisation and realisation of clinical trials. Dr. Posch has a strong background in academic and industry driven research with a focus on molecular genetics, cardiology and diabetes. He is board certified in both clinical pharmacology and internal medicine and author of more than 30 peer reviewed publications.

Head of Marketing & Recruitment

Dominik Wöllgens has been involved with online marketing for more than a decade. Initially he was engaged at an academic level, then as a freelance online marketing manager for a variety of companies and non-governmental organisations. In recent years, Dominik has worked with clinical contract research organisations and is regarded as an expert in the special requirements of patient recruitment.

Director, Quality Management

Brigitte Hoch holds a doctorate in Biology and has extensive experience in quality management and project management as well as drug development and approval. At Charité Research Organisation one of her main responsibilities is to develop and implement effective measures as part of a larger quality initiative.

Facilities

Purpose-built and state-of-the-art Phase I facilities located within Germany's leading university hospital in the very heart of Berlin.

Partners

Carefully chosen and long established partners assisting with support services help us deliver the best possible 'full service'.