Rüdiger Weseloh is a Senior Director of Business Development at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, where over a period of 15 years he has led more than 80 transactions for its pharmaceutical division, completing deals across the drug development value chain in the fields of Oncology, Rheumatology, Neurodegenerative diseases, and Fertility. Before Merck KGaA, Rüdiger spent 5 years as a Biotech/Pharma Equity Analyst, at Gontard & Metallbank AG, Frankfurt, and Sal. Oppenheim, Cologne/Frankfurt, as well as 3 years as a Postdoc at the Max-Planck-Institute for Experimental Medicine in Goettingen.
Dr. Weseloh has a university diploma in Biochemistry from the University of Hannover and a Ph.D. in Molecular Neurobiology, obtained at the Center for Molecular Neurobiology in Hamburg. Dr. Weseloh also served 5 years on the Supervisory Board of Cytotools AG, Freiburg, Germany.
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