Robert Fischer

Co-founder and CEO/CSO

Robert Fischer is a board-certified medical doctor in internal medicine and worked as a clinical cardiologist at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin. He has long-term professional experience as principle investigator and sub-investigator in several cardiovascular clinical trials. At Max-Delbrueck-Center for Molecular Medicine, Dr. Fischer led a research group and established methods to analyze arrhythmia mechanisms in animal models.

Simon Russell


Simon Russell’s career began in R&D before gaining over 20 years’ experience in senior commercial and business roles in AstraZeneca, Novartis AG and biotech. Following his last role as Head of Strategic Marketing for Biologics at Novartis, he became CBO of Creabilis Ltd leading commercial, corporate and business development ultimately negotiating its sale to Sienna Biopharmaceuticals with its subsequent IPO on NASDAQ. He is a co-founder of a biotech emerging from the Basel incubator initiative. Dr Russell studied Chemistry at the University of Oxford and received a PhD from Southampton University.

Karen Uhlmann

Co-founder and
Vice President Operations & IP

Karen Uhlmann has more than 20 years experience in IP Asset Management, being instrumental in partnering a multitude of innovative technologies from academia to biotech and pharma companies, closing option and license agreements, raising funds, drafting and executing all different routes of commercialization. She holds a Master and a PhD in Biology from Freie Universität zu Berlin and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and has earned a business degree from the Chamber of Commerce Berlin.

Luciana Summo

Clinical Operations

Luciana Summo has gained more than 17 years’ experience in the management of early to late-stage clinical studies in cardiovascular, hematology, antiviral, and ophthalmic indications. Prior to joining OMEICOS, she has worked at Berlin-Chemie, a subsidiary of the Menarini Group, and at NOXXON Pharma AG. Following her degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology at the University of Bari, Dr. Summo obtained her PhD in Medicinal Chemistry in collaboration with the Institute of Pharmaceutical Science of the King’s College in London.

Edita Bade

Head of Finance
& Controlling

Edita Bade has gained more than 20 years of experience in various Finance, Controlling & Project Leader roles across a broad range of industries. Prior to joining OMEICOS, she supported the leadership team of an international Real Estate development company with the valuation and long-term value development projections of real estate opportunities, due diligence and acquisition/sales of these assets.