Thomas Herrmann, Ph.D.

Dr. Thomas Herrmann is a professional scientist with more than 16 years of experience in the development of cellular manufacturing processes and companion analytics. He holds a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Wuerzburg, Germany. 

Dr. Herrmann joined StemVAC GmbH/Calidi Biotherapeutics in 2016 and has dedicated his scientific career to the research and engineering of manufacturing processes and assay development for oncolytic viruses, stem cells, and cellular combination products.

Before joining StemVAC GmbH, Thomas specialized in the investigation of new recombinant oncolytic vaccinia viruses and radiotracers for application in molecular PET diagnostics of tumors at Genelux GmbH, a clinical-stage oncolytic virus therapy company. Prior to StemVAC, Thomas worked as group leader for the Department of Clinical Neurobiology at the University Clinics of Wuerzburg, contributing greatly to the field of therapeutic application for spinal muscular atrophy with lentiviral vectors.