Mr Michael Zorer | Head of Clinical Operations
AOP Orphan Pharmaceuticals AG

Mr Michael Zorer, Head of Clinical Operations, AOP Orphan Pharmaceuticals AG

Michael is head of the operations group at AOP Orphan. He assumed this position in the beginning of 2012 and he is responsible for a team of 9 people and the overall delivery of the conducted studies. The group runs several studies in different indications with a clear focus on rare diseases. In 2016 AOP Orphan received approval for one new product, and filed the EMA application for another one, outlining the highly productive R&D activities. 

Before joining AOP Orphan Michael has been operations manager for Hemophilia at Baxter GmbH. Michael has many years of experience as a project manager, being responsible for all aspects  - timelines, budget, and quality. Michael also organized numerous investigators meetings, safety board meetings and is a speaker at several pharmaceutical meetings.
He started his career as a CRA at Amgen in Austria, locally responsible for implementation of trials with new biologicals, mainly monoclonal antibodies.
Michael received his Ph. D in biochemistry from the University of Vienna. In addition he held a teaching position at the University of Vienna.

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