Advisors

ORYX relies on a first-class senior advisory board made up of internationally renowned experts from science, clinic and industry.

Prof. Dr. Dr. mult. Harald zur Hausen

Professor zur Hausen became a Nobel Laureate in Medicine 2008 for his discovery of human papilloma viruses causing cervical cancer and his ground-breaking research in this field. He is a physician with more than 30 years of experience in management positions in academic research. Professor zur Hausen served as Scientific Director of Virology at Freiburg University and has been both President and Scientific Director of the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) as well as Honorary Professor at Heidelberg University.

Prof. Dr. Elke Jäger

Professor Jäger is one of the world‘s leading clinical cancer immunologists with significant experience in therapeutic antibodies and cancer vaccines. She has run numerous Phase I clinical trials in the field of experimental oncology medicines and managed a variety of clinical Phase II/III trials for pharmaceutical treatments of various malignant diseases. She presently serves as Director of the Department of Hematology & Oncology and Head of the Laboratory for Clinical and Immunological Research at the University of Frankfurt am Main and as Director of the Clinical Trial Center at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research.