Özlem Türeci

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German physician, scientist and entrepreneur

Why Is Özlem Türeci Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Özlem Türeci is a German physician, scientist and entrepreneur. In 2008, she co-founded the biotechnology company BioNTech, which in 2020 developed the first messenger RNA-based vaccine approved for use against COVID-19. Türeci has served as BioNTech's chief medical officer since 2018. Previously, she co-founded Ganymed Pharmaceuticals in 2001 and served as chief executive officer until the company was acquired by Astellas Pharma in 2016. Earlier, Türeci worked primarily in research and teaching. She is also a Privatdozentin at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany. Türeci and her spouse, Uğur Şahin, have won a number of awards, and in 2020, became the first Turkish German on the list of Germany's top 100 wealthiest people.

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