Sascha Johannes, Medical Affairs Director at Thermo Fisher Scientific, is a clinical research scientist (PhD) with more than 8 years of experience in the clinical profiling of innovative in vitro diagnostics. His focus has been on expanding utility of immunoassay biomarkers in infectious disease, oncology and women’s health. Prior to his current position at Thermo Fisher Scientific he has worked in growing roles of responsibility accelerating clinical evidence generation and fostering scientific engagement programs. Dr. Johannes is driven by the passion to improve patient management and outcomes through optimized diagnostic workflows. Based in the greater Berlin area, he interacts with national and international colleagues, experts, medical societies and professional working groups. Dr. Johannes is currently building a Center of Excellence for Medical Affairs within his organization and would like to bring his spirit of advancing best practices and elevating the strategic weight of Medical Affairs to our Medical Affairs Professional Society.