About the speaker
Thomas Baumert is the scientific founder of Alentis. He holds a chair in hepatology at the University of Strasbourg and is head of the Inserm Institute for Viral and Liver Disease. He is a physician scientist with 25+ years experience in translational research in liver disease.
Prior to Strasbourg Thomas held positions at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, the US National Institutes of Health, the Broad Institute and the University Hospitals of Freiburg and Munich. He is an inventor on 15 patent families and the author of 300+ publications. He holds multiple international scientific awards, and is a recipient of the Prix Galien for drug discovery.
Thomas undertook research and clinical training at German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg; University of Munich; Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston; US National Institutes of Health, NIDDK Liver Disease Branch, Bethesda. He is a board-certified gastroenterologist and internist and has an MD from the University of Heidelberg.