Dr. Christoph Ganss

Physician, CEO and founder

Dr. med. Christoph Ganss, dedicated doctor and entrepreneur, has many years’ experience in surgical techniques. He acquired in-depth knowledge and state-of-the-art medical and scientific skills both at home and abroad.

Born into a family of business owners, Dr. Ganss was fascinated by the interplay between science and business from the outset. In 2003, he set up TICEBA (now RHEACELL) - the world's first tissue bank for skin stem cells and now a leading biopharmaceutical company - at the Heidelberg Technology Park.

I am fascinated by what we and the entire RHEACELL team have achieved together in such a short space of time: from in-depth research through to clinical trials focusing on drug development.
Dr. Christoph Ganss
Physician, CEO and founder


Dr. Christoph Ganss

CEO, Partner, MD

Dr. Andreas Kluth


Andreas Sticher

Head of Sourcing & Purchasing

CMC Manufacturing

Dr. Seda Ballikaya

Head of Manufacturing

Dr. Jasmina Esterlechner

Head of Quality Assurance

Samar Sadeghi

Head of Quality Control

Clinical Trial Management

Kathrin Dieter

Head of Clinical Operations

Dr. Hannes Schröder



Ruddi Pellens

Head of Sales

International Business

Kin Ying Chan

Head of International Business


Daniela Weis

Head of Marketing

Advisory Board

Prof. Markus Frank, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Dermatology; Harvard Medical School; Co-Leader, Harvard Stem Cell Institute Skin Program

Prof. John McGrath

Academic Head of Department, St John's Institute of Dermatology; Mary Dunhill Chair in Cutaneous Medicine

Prof. Karin Scharffetter-Kochanek, MD, PhD

Medical Director, Department for Dermatology and Allergic Diseases, Ulm University Medical Center

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