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Ulrich Ernst, PhD

Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President, Technical Operations at Amunix


Dr. Ulrich  Ernst is the Chief Operating Officer at Amunix. Dr. Ernst has previously held  senior level positions with several global biopharmaceutical companies and  brings over 25 years of experience in successfully moving products from  clinical stage development to market approval. As VP/Site Head of Alexion’s  commercial Rhode Island manufacturing facility, Dr. Ernst led the startup  efforts to gain FDA, EMA and rest-of-world site approvals for SOLIRIS®. As  Vice-President of Commercial Manufacturing at ZymoGenetics, Dr. Ernst helped  create the infrastructure for the commercial manufacturing/medical device  enterprise which launched the RECOTHROM® hemostasis franchise. Additionally,  Dr. Ernst has held senior operations positions with JNJ and Baxter, where he  contributed to the product development and global launches of NATRECOR® and  ADVATE®, respectively. Dr. Ernst began his career at Regeneron and Somatogen  where he contributed to development efforts on novel protein therapeutics.  Dr. Ernst received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of  Minnesota and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Lehigh University in  Pennsylvania. Dr. Ernst is broadly published and is an inventor on several  patents.

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