Manuela joined Fresenius Medical Care in 2013. With more than 15 years of practical experience in clinical research, she currently leads the clinical research team for Europe, Middle East, and Africa, Asia Pacific, and Latin America regions. Utilizing her biology background and research expertise, Manuela is dedicated to generating clinical evidence aimed at better understanding kidney disease and improving the outcomes of renal patients worldwide. Located in Bad Homburg, Germany, the Global Medical Office’s clinical research team manages numerous national, international, and multi-regional clinical studies from start to finish, including the development of strategic concepts on implementing and actively using state-of-the-art digital technologies. Manuela earned her biology degree from Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg and her PhD in pharmacy from Philipps-University Marburg, both in Germany.