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chemist , researcher

Torsten Hoffmann, German chemist, researcher. Achievements include over 60 patents and pulication in field; invention of co-inventor of befetupitant and netupitant, 2 pharmacologically active, new chemical entities which have entered human clinical trials. Fellow, Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, Germany, 1989-1992, Fonds der Chemischen Industrie, Germany, 1993-1995, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany, 1996.

Background

Hoffmann, Torsten was born on November 19, 1967 in Cologne, Germany. Son of Hans-Joachim and Gisela Hoffmann.

Education

Master of Science in Chemistry, Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1996.

Career

Director enabling science F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Basel, Switzerland, 2003—2004, director chemical research, since 2005. Advisory board member department chemistry University Basel, Switzerland.

Achievements

  • Achievements include over 60 patents and pulication in field. Invention of co-inventor of befetupitant and netupitant, 2 pharmacologically active, new chemical entities which have entered human clinical trials.

Membership

Fellow: Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes. Member: American College Surgeons, Elsevier Beilstein Database (advisory board), Swiss Chemical Society (associate).

Connections

Married Fabienne Emery, July 30, 1999. 1 child David Jerome;1 child Anais Sophie.

father:
Hans-Joachim Hoffmann

mother:
Gisela Hoffmann

spouse:
Fabienne Emery

child:
Anais Sophie Hoffmann