Head of Discovery and R&D Partnership, Latin America, DNDi
Jadel Kratz, Head of Discovery and R&D Partnerships Latin America, joined DNDi in June 2016 as Project Coordinator of the Lead Optimization Latin America (LOLA) consortium.
Jadel is a pharmacist with over 15 years of experience conducting early-stage drug discovery projects across several therapeutic indications. Prior to joining DNDi, he held various positions within the academic and industrial settings, including R&D Coordinator at Cristália Produtos Químicos Farmacêuticos (Brazil), and University Assistant at University of Vienna (Austria). During this period, he developed experience as R&D project leader and fostered skills related to the development of collaborative networks and alliance management.
Jadel holds a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (Brazil) and completed a visiting research fellowship at the Uppsala University (Sweden) and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Innsbruck University (Austria).