Patrick Baeuerle joined MPM as Managing Director in 2015, and has since co-founded MPM oncology start-ups Harpoon, TCR2, iOmx, Maverick Therapeutics, and Cullinan Oncology, where he is the Chief Scientific Officer, Biologics. Patrick serves on the Board of Directors of Harpoon and TCR2 and on the Advisory Boards of Amphivena, iOmx and Maverick. He also serves on the OIF investment committee.
Prior to joining MPM, Patrick served as Vice President, Research, and General Manager of Amgen Research Munich GmbH, where he was responsible for the development of BiTE antibody Blincyto®, which was approved in 2014 in less than three months by the U.S. FDA for therapy of relapsed/refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia. From 1998 to 2012, Patrick served as Chief Scientific Officer for Micromet, Inc., and earlier headed small molecule drug discovery at Tularik Inc., a publicly traded biotechnology company also acquired by Amgen (AMGN). From 1996-1998, he served as Professor and Chairman of Biochemistry and Molecular Biochemistry at the Medical Faculty of Freiburg University, Germany, where he did groundbreaking research on transcription factor NF-kappaB.
Patrick has published more than 238 PubMed-listed papers that have been cited more than 60,000 times to date. He has a Hirsh index of 120 and was rated Germany’s most frequently cited biomedical scientist of the decade (1990-1999), and among the top 50 worldwide (1990 to 1997).
He holds a Ph.D. in biology from the University of Munich, and performed post-doctoral research with Dr. David Baltimore at the Whitehead Institute at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also an Honorary Professor of Immunology of the Medical Faculty at Munich University.