Dr. Klaus Hochleitner, PhD

KlausHochleitnerDr. Klaus Hochleitner obtained his Dr. rer. nat. (PhD) in Cancer Research from the University of Essen Medical School, Germany in 1992. He has many years of experience in diagnostics, particularly in the development of lateral flow tests. He has successfully helped clients development projects, and is an expert at trouble shooting diagnostic tests by the roots cause analyses and protocol optimization.

He has previously worked at Schleicher & Schuell GmbH as a Laboratory Manager of Life Science (1993-1997), Business Development Diagnostic Components (1997-2001) and Application Manager Life Science and Diagnostics (2001-2005). After that, he led the R&D team at Whatman GmbH (2005-2011) in design development and design control of cellulosic and polymeric membranes in ISO 9001/ISO 13485 QM system.

Since 2011, he has been appointed as Global Lead Technology Product Specialist at GE Healthcare. This role sees him applying his vast experience to provide clinical, technical and professional guidance to the global field in developing applications in immuno- and molecular diagnostics. He holds several diagnostics-related patents.