Munich, 24th February 2020 – ADVITOS announces the appointment of Dr. Philipp Stolka as new Head of Research and Development with immediate effect.
Philipp joined the company in October 2019 as Deputy Head of Research and Development. Prior to this, Philipp was Chief Technology Officer and Chief Science Officer at Clear Guide Medical Inc., a medtech company in Baltimore, MD, USA that he co-founded in 2010 and where he developed image guidance systems for ultrasound-based interventions.
ADVITOS CEO and founder, Assoc. Prof. Dr. med. Bernhard Kreymann, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Philipp in our team. Philipp’s previous experiences will prove extremely valuable to us at ADVITOS as we continue our journey to grow even further and establish our innovative therapy in more markets.”
Philipp studied Computer Science at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern and received his doctorate at the University of Bayreuth. He then moved to Baltimore where he worked as a visiting and postdoctoral researcher at the Johns Hopkins University. In his 20 years of academic and professional career he specialized early on in the field of medical technology and registered more than ten international patents.
In addition to supervising various product developments and collaborating on numerous research projects, Philipp somehow also found the time to learn five additional languages and enjoy bicycle trips with his family.