Armin Wolf

Chief Scientific Officer at InSphero AG

Armin Wolf is Chief Scientific Officer at InSphero AG and Professor of Toxicology at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. An accomplished pharmaceutical R&D executive and board-certified toxicologist with more than 30 years cumulative experience at Janssen and Novartis, Armin offers a first-hand perspective on the challenges facing the pharmaceutical industry.


• Early and late drug discovery support on how to bring new molecules (small and biologics) into the clinics
• Scientific core expertise: Biochemical and Cellular Toxicology. Screening and Translational Efficacy and Safety
• Leading global Scientific Organizations to excellence and success
• Leader of global line functions and international cross-functional teams in a matrix organisation as Project Manager
• Strategic planning

Liaison person and interface between various Preclinical departments like: Preclinical Safety, Biomarker Development, DMPK and Research TI/TV and Lead Optimization


• Scientific paper record of more than 100 publications
• Successful delivery of scientific solutions
• Successful deconvolution of drug candidate safety issues.
• Successful promotion of drugs into the first in human testing.
• Setting up a global Mechanistic and Investigative Toxicology organization at Janssen, with Headquarter in Beerse (Belgium) and Spring House (Pennsylvania) and LaJolla (California) with a scientific strategy in Predictive Toxicology, Biomarker and Mechanistic Toxicology.
• Leading organizational changes.