PRESCOS LLC - Preclinical Research & Scientific Consulting Services


Joachim Vollmar (Founder)


Joachim Vollmar, a trained mathematician and certified statistician, has more than 40 years of experience in the pharmaceutical/CRO industry in preclinical and clinical research and the development of drugs, biologics, medical devices and diagnostics.


After 22 years in the pharmaceutical industry (Ciba, now part of Novartis, and Boehringer Mannheim, now part of Roche), where he held various positions as Senior Statistician/Manager, and as global Head of Risk Analysis Therapeutics, Mr. Vollmar joined Pharmaceutical Research Associates, Inc. (now PRA International), as Managing Director of PRA's European operations. As one of the founders and Executive Vice President of PRA International, his global responsibilities included among others Quality Process Management and Product Development Services. Since 2004, Mr. Vollmar has been involved in various projects as an independent executive consultant; in 2005 he founded International Clinical Development Consultants, LLC (ICDC), an independent consultancy focusing on advisory, program management, and support services to the health care industry in North America and Europe.


Joachim Vollmar lectured on specific topics in planning and analyzing biological experiments at the University of Darmstadt, Germany and has been an active member of various professional and scientific organizations. He is the author of numerous scientific publications, and editor of two book series on biometrics and biostatistics in the pharmaceutical industry.