Chief Executive Officer
drug discovery and development
Hartmut is a physician with 30 years in academia and in the biopharmaceutical industry, 20 of which were in product development at Baxter and Sandoz (now Novartis). He has lived and worked in the United States (Eli Lilly and Indiana University, Dept. of Medicine), the Netherlands (Central Laboratory of the Dutch Red Cross), Germany (Max Planck Foundation, Sandoz, Baxter), Switzerland (Sandoz), Austria (Baxter) and France (ABIVAX). Over the past 7 years before joining ABIVAX, Hartmut successfully built and advanced Baxter BioScience’s R&D portfolio with over 50 programs in preclinical and clinical development. He drove the regulatory approval of key biologics in the specialty areas of Hemophilia, Thrombosis, Immunology, Neurology, Oncology, BioSurgery and Vaccines, thereby bringing novel therapies to patients with substantial medical needs. Hartmut has authored and co-authored over 120 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. In 2011, Hartmut was named “Professor” by the Austrian President and the Austrian Minister for Science and Research, and he received the title of “Adjunct Professor” of the Danube University Krems, Lower Austria in 2013.
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