Company: Dermatology Center for Human Drug Research
Job title: Research Director
Dr. Robert Rissmann is a pharmacist (Berlin, Germany) and clinical pharmacologist (Leiden, NL). He obtained his PhD in skin pharmacology (2009) and has been working at the Centre for Human Drug Research, a full service CRO, in Leiden, NL since 2010. His main interest is on translational models in both immunology and dermatology for drug development in early phase clinical research. He is board member of the Dutch Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Biopharmacy. In 2015 he was appointed Associate Professor at Leiden University Medical Centre. He has published over 40 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals and is currently heading the research group Skin Pharmacology at CHDR. Key collaborations entail academic partners via national and international projects as well as small biotech start- ups and big pharmaceutical companies for phase 1 and phase 2 trials.