Dr. Thorsten Lührs, CEO
Founder and CEO. Dr. Thorsten Lührs is a trained biochemist, with many years of successful research experience at international institutions. He received his Ph.D. at ETH Zürich on the topic of proteinagglomerations in neurodegenerations. At the Salk Institute (USA) he focused on protein aggregation related to Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Lührs developed an innovative process for the detection of specific biomarkers of such diseases. In 2014, he founded SeNostic together with Dr. Ritter in Braunschweig. Since March 2018, he is CEO of the newly founded SeNostic Health GmbH based in Hannover.
Dr. Christiane Ritter, CSO
Founder and Managing Scientific Director. Dr. Christiane Ritter is a biochemist with long-standing international research experience on the biotechnology, biophysics and structural biology of fibrous protein assemblies. She received her Ph.D. at ETH Zürich. At the renowned Salk Institute, she investigated the influence of prion structure on their function before accepting a position as Young-Investigator’s group leader at the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research with a joined W2 professorship for biophysics and NMR-based infection research at the Technical University of Braunschweig. In 2014, she founded SeNostic together with Dr. Luhrs in Braunschweig. Since March 2018, she is CSO of the newly founded SeNostic Health GmbH based in Hannover. Dr. Ritter is a certified manager trained in holistic general management by the Malik Management Centre St. Gallen.
Dipl.-Ing. Karl-Josef Eberle, CQM
Chief Engineer and Quality Manager. Dipl.-Ing. Karl-Josef Eberle is trained electrical engineer with many years on industrial experience. He last worked at Cassidian as a project leader in product development and production of avionic systems. Mr. Eberle is a team member since 2014 and he has been centrally involved in our further product development. He is our responsible project engineer and he is responsible for our quality management as a chief quality manager (CQM).