Management Team

Stefan Knackmuss, PhD

VP, Pre-clinical Development


Stefan Knackmuss has more than 20 years of biotech experience spanning from research to early and late-stage preclinical development. His background is in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and received his Ph.D. from the University of Heidelberg, Germany at the Institute of Molecular Genetics. After a postdoctoral year, Stefan joined Affimed, a clinical stage and publicly listed company with a focus on bispecific antibodies harnessing the innate and adaptive immune system for treatment of various cancers. As a Head of Preclinical Development, he was instrumental in advancing multiple bispecific antibodies to IND-filing.