PD Dr. Arno Kromminga

PD Dr. Arno Kromminga is a certified specialized immunologist with 20+ years expertise covering the entire cascade of assay strategy and characterization of immune responses against biological therapeutics. He is Chief Scientific Officer of IPM Biotech, which he co-founded in 1996 for the research of chronic inflammatory diseases. Since then, he led the company to become a pioneer in the area of immunogenicity, and brought the first biosimilar EPO to approval in Europe, as well as supported the first biosimilar EPO submission in the U.S. IPM Biotech was acquired by BioAgilytix in 2016, becoming BioAgilytix’s European headquarters with Dr. Kromminga as Managing Director.

Dr. Kromminga is an esteemed senior expert in autoimmunity, allergy, and other immune mediated diseases, including assay development and clinical interpretation of laboratory parameters. He is also a co-founder and board member of the European Immunogenicity Platform (EIP), and member of multiple scientific societies including the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS), German Society of Immunology (DGfI), German Society of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (DGKL). As a world-leading authority in the area of immunogenicity, he is invited to speak at numerous international scientific conferences and has authored multiple peer-reviewed scientific publications in journals and text books.

Dr. Kromminga has a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Münster, and is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Immunology, University of Kiel, Germany.

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