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Robert Hermann

Robert Hermann, German clinical pharmacologist, researcher. Fellow: American College Clinical Pharmacology; member: German Society Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, German Society Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, Association Applied Human Pharmacology (board member 1991-1994).

Background

  • Hermann, Robert was born on December 13, 1955 in Hanau, Hessen, Germany. Son of Wilhelm Karl Paul and Erika Christa Regina Hermann.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University, Frankfurt, 1982.

    Career

    • Resident in anaesthesiology Institute Anaesthesiology & Surgical Intensive Care Medicine, City Clinic Hanau, Germany, 1982—1985. Research assistant anaesthesiology Center Anaesthesiology & Resuscitation, Clinic of Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University, 1985—1987, instructor anaesthesiology, 1988—1990. Medical advisor, department clinical pharmacology American Seed Trade Association Medica AG, 1990—1991, director clinical pharmacology, 1991—2000, director clinical Research and Development respiration & allergy, 2000—2001.

      Vice president clinical Research and Development VIATRIS GmbH & Company KG, 2001—2003. Head clinical pharmacology ALTANA Pharma AG, Konstanz, Germany, 2003—2006, corporation director exploratory medicine, 2006—2007. Chief medical officer AiCuris GmbH & Company KG, Wuppertal, Germany, since 2007.

      Managing director Clinical Research Appliance, Radolfiell, Germany, 2008. Member, co-chair, chair board trustees Fraunhofer Institute Toxicology & Experimental Medicine, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany, 2000—2008.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for medical use of the selective neuronal potassium channel opener retigabine in novel indications. Patents for the combined use of the soft-corticosteroid loteprednol and PDE4i inhibitors for the use in chronic inflammatory airway diseases. Patents for the combination of a potassium channel opener with a sodium channel antagonist for the treatment of musculo-scelettal pain.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow: American College Clinical Pharmacology. Member: German Society Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, German Society Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, Association Applied Human Pharmacology (board member 1991-1994).

    Connections

    • Married Karen Susanne Grave, February 25, 1983. Children: Daniel Steffen, Ismene Ariane, Simon Alexander.
    • father: Wilhelm Karl Paul
    • mother: Erika Christa Regina Hermann
    • spouse: Karen Susanne Grave
    • children: Daniel Steffen Hermann
    • Ismene Ariane Hermann
    • Simon Alexander Hermann
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    Born December 13, 1955
    (age 61)
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    • 1982
      Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University
    • 1982 - 1985
      Resident, in anaesthesiology Institute Anaesthesiology & Surgical Intensive Care Medicine
      Germany
    • 1985 - 1987
      research assistant, anaesthesiology Center Anaesthesiology & Resuscitation
    • 1990 - 1991
      medical advisor
    • 2001 - 2003
      vice president, clinical Research and Development VIATRIS GmbH & Company KG
    • 2003 - 2006
      head, clinical pharmacology ALTANA Pharma Aktiengesellschaft
      Konstanz, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
    • 2007
      chief medical officer, AiCuris GmbH & Company KG
      Wuppertal, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 2008
      managing director, Clinical Research Appliance
      Germany
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