Dr. Angelika Stern

Stern Consult is looking for partnering with innovative life science companies turning promising concepts of today into quality medical treatment of tomorrow by maximizing the clinical development potential of these companies.


Over 30 years’ experience in strategizing, initiating, auditing and reporting of international clinical trials phase I-IV

  • Hematology
  • Oncology
  • Immunology
  • Inflammatory
  • Infectious diseases
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Pneumology
  • Neurological Diseases
  • strong experience in project management for small biotech: fast development from lab to clinic
  • strong negotiating and representative skills (with medical, financial and regulatory parties, at board meetings, congresses)
  • organisation of opinion leader meetings
  • managing clinical development with strategic alliance partners
  • international scientific lecturing
  • ambitious, excellent leading and communication skills, analytical thinking, team player, goal oriented, highly organized, extensive international network


Stern Consult offers extensive experience in the setup and management of clinical development projects. The services offered include but are not limited to:

Project Management

  • project planning, tracking and reporting
  • team leadership, management and training, managing team meetings
  • project budgeting and management
  • production and presentations of project documentation material

Clinical Trial Management

  • contacts with preclinical scientists
  • optimizing the laboratory process for the production of the compound
  • CMO selection and management
  • local and international CRO selection and management for toxicology program and clinical studies
  • regulatory affairs management (meeting regulatory requirements and managing contacts with the authorities)

Apart from delivering Project Management services, Stern Consult will provide you with an extensive network of strategic partners offering clinical development services, such as study monitoring, medical writing, regulatory affairs, quality assurance and others.

Clinical / Product Due Diligence

  • Clinical development strategy
  • Clinical development plans
  • Clinical governance
  • Understanding current standard of care
  • Mapping competitive landscape

Curriculum Vitae

After 10 Years at Sandoz, where I have been responsible for the development and registration of GM-CSF (Leucomax) and 2 Years with Roche as Medical Director for Neupogen, I started to work as independent Consultant for the Pharmaceutical Industry.

I has also been a co-founder of a CRO (ex Hesperion, now ICON) which conducted the first clinical trials for Actelion, leading to the registration of Bosentan. I received a diploma in Cellbiology from LMU, Munich and hold a PhD in Cell-Biology and Immunology from the University of Basel, Switzerland (Biocenter).

  • Currently, since September 2017
    Head of Clinical Operations
    PresSura Neuro, Melbourne, Australia
  • September 2016 - Oct 2017
    Snr Global Project Manager in pRED
    F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Basel, Switzerland
  • March 2016 - September 2016
    Compassionate Use /Pre-Approval Access Coordinator
    F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Basel, Switzerland
  • July 2015 - March 2016
    Clinical Project Manager Asthma
    Novartis, Basel, Switzerland
  • March 2015 - June 2015
    Senior Project Manager
    Santhera AG, Switzerland
  • June 2014 - December 2014
    Clinical Scientific Associate Director
    Novartis, Basel, Switzerland

Clients & Work experience

With over 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in clinical research and development with strong experience in project management, I had the chance to work for several companies in Europe and Switzerland during the past years. You can find an excerpt of some of these companies in the list below.

Previous and current clients:

  • AccelPharm
  • Actelion Germany
  • Actelion, Switzerland
  • CRDP, Germany
  • Develogen, Germany
  • FGK Clinical Research GmbH, Germany
  • Hesperion AG, Switzerland
  • Immatics, Germany
  • Intercell, Austria
  • Novartis Consumer Health, Switzerland
  • Optimed / ADME, France
  • Pieris AG, Germany
  • Pressura Neuro
  • Provecs Medical GmbH, Germany
  • The Medicines Company GmbH, Germany
  • ViroLogik GmbH, German
SantheraRocheNovartisFGKActelionImmaticsPresSura NeuroPieris


Stern Consult
Dr. Angelika C. Stern

Socinstrasse 35 d
CH-4051 Basel

Phone: +41 61 2718110
Email: info@sternconsult.ch

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