Advisory board

The advisory boards of the individual Fraunhofer Institutes act as purely advisory bodies to their institute’s management. The members come from academia, industry, and government agencies. In 2015, the Fraunhofer ITEM Advisory Board was made up of the following members:



Dr. Eckhard von Keutz

Chairman of the Advisory Board
Senior Vice President, Global Head Early Development,
Bayer HealthCare AG

 

Professor Dr. Christopher Baum

Deputy Chairman of the Advisory Board (as of May 28, 2015)
President and member of the Presidential Council responsible for the Division of Research and Teaching of the Hannover Medical School

 

Dr. Marcus Beiner

Deputy Head of the Department Research and Innovation,
Head of the Division of Life Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Sustainable Development,
Lower Saxony Ministry of Science and Culture (as of July 1, 2015)

 

Professor Dr. Dieter Bitter-Suermann

Former president and member of the Presidential Council responsible for the Division of Research and Teaching of the Hannover Medical School

 

Professor Dr. Ulrich Deschl

Head of Nonclinical Drug Safety,
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG

 

Professor Dr. Paul-Georg Germann

Head Preclinical Safety Germany,
AbbVie Deutschland GmbH

 

Professor Dr. Thomas Jung

Chief Medical Officer, Delenex Therapeutics AG, Switzerland

 

Dr. Günther Karmann

Managing Director, Karmann Consulting GmbH

 

Professor Dr. Hillel S. Koren

Managing Director, Environmental Health, LLC;
former Director Human Studies Division,
United States Environmental Protection Agency;
Research Professor Carolina Environmental Program,
University of Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

 

Dr. Edgar Leibold

Vice President Product Stewardship, BASF SE

 

Professor Dr. Reinhard Pabst

Lower Saxony Professorship in Immunomorphology,
Hannover Medical School

 

Professor Dr. Klaus F. Rabe

Medical Director and Executive Medical Officer,
LungenClinic Grosshansdorf;
Endowed Professorship in Internal Medicine/Pneumology,
University of Kiel

 

Professor Dr. Gerhard Schlüter

Consultant in Toxicology,
former Global Head Toxicology,
Bayer HealthCare AG

 

Dr. Thor A. Voigt

Head of Global Clinical Operations,
Biometrics & Data Management,
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG

 

Dr. Torsten Wagner

Senior Vice President, Corporate Technical Operations,
Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KGaA (as of July 1, 2015)