Michael Wagner

Head of Chemistry & Drug Discovery

Michael Wagner

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known”

—Sharon Begley

PhD, Chemistry, University of Mainz, Germany
Diploma, Chemistry, University of Mainz, Germany
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Michael Wagner is Head Chemistry and Drug Discovery at Dewpoint Therapeutics. Before joining Dewpoint, Michael led the Synthetic Medicinal Modalities Department within Integrated Drug Discovery at Sanofi, taking care of the Frankfurt small molecule portfolio, peptide drug discovery, synthetic protein and conjugate research, as well as new delivery technologies for sustained, oral, and smart delivery of biomolecules. During his 20 year career in the pharmaceutical industry, in positions with increasing responsibility, Michael has built a successful track record of building and leading functional groups to drive drug discovery and delivering high quality candidates for clinical development comprising different therapeutic modalities in multiple therapeutic areas including cardiovascular disease, metabolic disease, pain, immunology and rare disease. His direct scientific contributions resulted in more than 15 clinical development candidates and more than 75 patents or peer-reviewed publications. Michael has served on numerous scientific advisory boards and is active in various professional societies for the advancement of chemical sciences and peptide sciences. Michael holds a PhD in organic & bioorganic chemistry from the University of Mainz, Germany.

Michael Wagner
Michael Wagner