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President and CEO at MedCision
After 10 years growing BioCision into the leading provider of temperature-sensitive sample and drug handling solutions, Dr. Rolf Ehrhardt established MedCision in 2016 in order to focus efforts specifically on the automation of pre-clinical and clinical processes. Dr. Ehrhardt has more than 25 years of experience in leadership and innovation in medical research and product development. Prior to these endeavors, he was responsible for the early (phase 1a) clinical development of a novel HCV protease inhibitor at Intermune. Before that, Dr. Ehrhardt was the vice president of preclinical development at Corgentech. He was the founding president of BioSeek, where he raised close to $20 million in private financing. Prior to founding BioSeek, Dr. Ehrhardt led a scientific group focused on new target discovery and immuno-therapeutics development at Protein Design Labs (now PDL BioPharma Inc.). Dr. Ehrhardt was a Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG: German Research Foundation) and Fogarty Fellow at the National Institutes of Health, where his focus was on mucosal immunology and inflammatory bowel disease. He has authored more than 40 peer reviewed publications and holds multiple patents. Dr. Ehrhardt earned his M.D. and Ph.D. with distinction from the Technical University of Munich, Germany.