Dr. Christian Kannemeier
Senior Investment Manager
Christian joined HTGF’s Life Science team as a Senior Investment Manager in August 2023. Christian studied biology in Giessen and received his PhD in cell biology/biochemistry in collaboration with a pharmaceutical company in Marburg. Subsequently, he did postdoctoral research at the Scripps Research Institute in San Diego in the field of tumor transformation.
During his 11-year tenure with two start-up companies in California and Wisconsin, Christian led projects on the generation, differentiation, and application of human stem cells in various disease models in the drug discovery process. He has led projects on high throughput human stem cell manufacturing and the introduction of new cell-based products.
In 2018, he moved to Evotec in Hamburg, Germany, where he was able to further advance the application of stem cells in drug discovery and learn about the drug discovery processes in detail.