Uğur Şahin (Turkish: [uˈuɾ ʃaː.hin]; born 19 September 1965) is a German oncologist and immunologist. He is the founder and CEO of BioNTech, which developed one of the major vaccines against COVID-19. His main fields of research are cancer research and immunology.
- Oncologist, immunologist
- Özlem Türeci (m. 2002)
Mar 15, 2023 · Uğur Şahin is CEO and cofounder of German biotech firm BioNTech, which partnered with Pfizer to produce the first Covid-19 vaccine approved in the US. Şahin led BioNTech to start on a vaccine ...
Uğur Şahin is the cofounder and CEO of BioNTech and one of the world's foremost experts on messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) medicines. He initiated the historic development of the first mRNA vaccine for COVID-19.
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Nov 10, 2020 · Two years ago, Dr. Ugur Sahin took the stage at a conference in Berlin and made a bold prediction. Speaking to a roomful of infectious disease experts, he said his company might be able to use its ...
Jun 1, 2020 · Last October, Uğur Şahin traveled from Germany to New York to launch the initial public offering of his decade-old biotechnology company with a message about its new and unproven technology.
Nov 10, 2020 · The MailOnline reports that 55-year-old Uğur Şahin is the chief executive of a German biotech company BioNTech, for which his wife, 63-year-old Özlem Türeci is a fellow board member. Turkish-born Şahin was brought up in Germany, where his parents were factory workers for Ford.