Fabienne Hartmann-Fritsch
Co-Project Leader and Clinical Trial Manager

Hartmann-Fritsch

Fabienne Hartmann-Fritsch joined Wyss Zurich in October 2016. She is responsible for the project leadership and the clinical trial management for the clinical trials with the personalized skin graft “denovoSkin”. In addition, she actively supports the GMP-production of the skin grafts. Fabienne received her MSc in Microbiology and Immunology from the ETH Zurich in 2008 and her PhD in Biology from the University of Zurich in 2013. During her postdoctoral studies at the Tissue Biology Research Unit of the University Children’s Hospital Zurich she specialized on GMP-production of human skin grafts as well as on clinical trial management and regulatory affairs.

Contact:
fabienne.hartmann-fritsch@wysszurich.ch


Daniela Marino
Co-Project Leader and Business Developer

Marino

Daniela Marino is responsible for the development of personalized skin grafts for the treatment of skin defects. Daniela received her MSc in Biotechnologies from the University of Milan in 2005 and her PhD from the Institute of Pharmacological Sciences of ETH Zurich in 2009. During her postdoctoral studies at the Tissue Biology Research Unit in Zurich, she specialized in tissue engineering of skin, and also gained expertise in project management, product development, clinical trials and regulatory affairs. She is a co-founder of the UZH spin-off CUTISS AG, awarded with the Venture Best Business Plan prize in 2015. Her professional mission is to finally provide a real solution to patients suffering from skin defects.

Contact:
daniela.marino@wysszurich.ch


Kathi N. Mujynya
Senior Director of Operations

Mujynya

Kathi N. Mujynya is Senior Director of Operations of the Wyss Zurich project denovoSkin. With her expertise in cell biology and cell therapy from manufacturing to commercialization, Kathi is managing the operations activities for the manufacturing of denovoSkin (overseeing of the denovoSkin GMP team) as well as paving the road for the tech-transfer of denovoSkin from the location at Wyss Zurich to the new GMP site of the spin-off CUTISS AG. Kathi holds a Bachelor of Sciences (Neuchatel School of Health), a post-grade diploma in Management of Biotech (EPFL Lausanne), and an MBA from the University of Geneva (HEC).

Kathi can draw on the experience of many leading positions in the life-sciences industry (cellular therapy, wounds and burns) including managing GMP manufacturing and development projects in Asia, USA and CH. She also acted as a CMC expert for Swissmedic, EMA and FDA submissions all along her 20+ year’s career.

Contact:
kathi.mujynya@cutiss.swiss


Laura Bojsen-Møller
GMP Production Officer

Bojsen-Møller

Laura Bojsen-Møller joined the denovoSkin project at Wyss Zurich in January 2020. In her role as GMP Production Officer, she supports the Production team in the manufacturing of autologous skin grafts and the implementation of changes from the R&D phase to the production process. Laura received her Master’s degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Denmark in 2017 and gained experience with GMP manufacturing while working at the bioscience company Chr. Hansen.

Contact:
laura.bojsen-moller@wysszurich.ch


Selina Budinjas
GMP Production Officer

Budinjas

Selina Budinjas joined Wyss Zurich in October 2019 as GMP Production Officer for the denovoSkin project. She supports the production team in the manufacturing of autologous skin grafts for the treatment of skin defects. Selina finished her apprenticeship as a biotechnological technician at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart. In a company for molecular biotechnologies she gained expertise in a GMP-environment on production processes, method validations and in the development of diagnostic products. Prior to joining Wyss Zurich, Selina acquired extensive knowledge in tissue engineering of skin at the Tissue Biology Research Unit of the University Children’s Hospital Zurich.

Contact:
selina.budinjas@wysszurich.ch


Daniele De Nardo
Production Team Leader

De Nardo

Daniele De Nardo holds a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from ETH with a major in Tissue Engineering (2018). During his Master’s studies he worked on the generation and refinement of a high cell density biomaterial for detrusor muscle bioengineering in the field of urology.
In October 2018, Daniele joined the R&D department of CUTISS AG as a process developer on the denovoSkin project, focusing on process improvements and denovoSkin characterization.
From 01.01.2020, Daniele was appointed Production Team Leader P007 with the task of leading manufacturing during the current clinical trial and implementing the process improvements from the R&D into the manufacturing process.

Contact:
Daniele.de.nardo@wysszurich.ch


Tino Jucker
GMP Manufacturing Associate

Jucker

Tino Jucker holds an MSc in Health Sciences and Technology from ETH Zürich with a major in medical technology. Previously, he worked as a Development Engineer for Straumann AG. Furthermore, Tino performed research in the field of tissue engineering at KU Leuven, as well as during his Master thesis at the AO Research Institute in the polymer lab, and moreover, in his position as a research assistant in the field of tendon biomechanics at the University Hospital Balgrist.
He joined CUTISS AG in July 2020 as a GMP Production Officer and is proud to support the denovoSkin project at Wyss Zurich since November 2020. There, he is working on the production of autologous skin grafts for the treatment of skin defects. 
 

Contact:
tino.jucker@wysszurich.ch


Arina Löw
GMP Production Officer

Löw

Arina Löw joined Wyss Zurich and the denovoSkin project in January 2018. In her role as GMP Production Officer, she is responsible for the GMP-conform manufacturing of autologous skin-grafts and assists with the GCP documentation of the clinical studies. Arina received her MSc in Health Sciences and Technology with a major in Molecular Health Sciences from the ETH Zurich in 2017 and gained experience in the manufacturing process of skin substitutes during her master thesis at the Tissue Biology Research Unit of the Children’s Hospital Zurich.

Contact:
arinaalexandra.loew@wysszurich.ch


Nathalie Moro
GMP Production Officer

Moro

Nathalie Moro joined Wyss Zurich in November 2020 as a GMP Production Officer for the denovoSkin project. She supports the production team in the manufacturing of autologous skin grafts for the treatment of skin defects. Nathalie received her master’s degree in Health Science and Technology with a major in Molecular Health Sciences from the ETH Zurich in 2020. During her studies, she gained experience in skin research while working in the Biointerfaces Lab at Empa St.Gallen as well as during her master thesis in the Macromolecular Engineering Lab at ETH Zurich.

Contact:
nathalie.moro@wysszurich.ch


Chantal Stenger
GMP Production Officer

Stenger

Chantal Stenger joined the denovoSkin project at Wyss Zurich in November 2017. As a GMP production officer, she supports the production team in the manufacturing of autologous skin grafts for the treatment of skin defects. Chantal received her MSc in Human Biology from the University of Zurich in 2016. Prior to joining Wyss Zurich, she worked as a scientific assistant at the Institute of Chemistry and Biotechnology at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences.

 

 

Contact:
chantal.stenger@wysszurich.ch


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