As of 1 October 2011, Dr. Christian Schneider will be filling the position as Senior Medical Officer in the Licensing Division of the Danish Medicines Agency.
Dr. Schneider is currently chairman of the Committee for Advanced Therapies (CAT) and the CHMP Similar Biological (Biosimilar) Medicinal Products Working Party (BMWP), as well as co-opted member of the CHMP at the European Medicines Agency (EMA).
Dr. Schneider is a medical doctor trained in medical biochemistry and clinical immunology from Friedrich-Alexander University, and is a well-known member of several EMA committees and working parties as well as an internationally renowned speaker at scientific meetings. Up until now, he has been Head of Division for EU-Co-operation/Microbiology at the German Paul-Ehrlich Institute.
Dr. Schneider is moving to Denmark and is giving up his co-opted membership of the CHMP, but will continue both chairmanships within the EMA.
The Danish Medicines Agency is looking forward to working more closely with Christian Schneider.