Professor Thomas Knittel
Chief Medical Officer

Prof. Knittel has over 10 years of clinical experience in Internal Medicine and more than 15 year’s experience in R&D, medical affairs and marketing management in the pharmaceutical/ biotech industry. Before joining Modus in August 2017 he worked for Prima Biomed, Berlin as Executive Vice President Medical & Scientific Development (2016-2017) and has been acting as CMO since 2012 for InDex Pharmaceuticals, Stockholm. Formerly Prof. Knittel held positions as Business Unit Director at Novo Nordisk for Central Europe (2010-2014), as General Manager Pharmaceuticals at Harlan Laboratories (2011) and as Vice President Corporate and Medical Affairs at Develogen AG (1999-2004). Prof. Knittel has a medical degree with a specialist training in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and holds an associate professorship at the University Clinic Goettingen, Germany. Furthermore, Prof. Knittel earned an MBA from the executive program of Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, U.S.