Gerd Kochendoerfer

Vice President, Technical Development and Quality.

Dr. Kochendoerfer has over 20 years of academic and industrial experience in research and drug development. He was named Vice President, Pharmaceutical Development in 2011 after having served since 2008 as Senior Director, Project Management, and taking on additional responsibilities in the areas of alliance management, analytical development and quality control. Prior, Dr. Kochendoerfer held research and drug development management positions at FibroGen, Inc. and Gryphon Therapeutics. During this time, he led over a dozen drug development programs ranging from early-stage research through NDA approval, and multiple global drug development alliances. He has published over 25 papers in the peer-reviewed literature, and holds over half a dozen patents. Dr. Kochendoerfer received a Ph.D. Degree in Chemistry from the University of California at Berkeley.