Dr. Graf Finckenstein joined Iovance in July 2019. He is a physician-scientist with decades of experience in clinical medicine, laboratory cancer research and drug development in the biopharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining Iovance he was the Global Head of Oncology Translational Medicine at Roche Pharma Research and Early Development (pRED) in Basel, Switzerland, where he led all clinical development aspects in the Oncology Discovery and Translational area, including the design and conduct of clinical trials, exploratory development studies and translational medicine, biomarker and personalized healthcare strategy. Earlier, Dr. Graf Finckenstein held multiple clinical leadership roles at Bristol-Myers Squibb, where he worked on an array of products from early clinical development to late stage, including key contributions to the approval of Opdivo® in lung cancer. Dr. Graf Finckenstein has a medical degree from the University of Hamburg in Germany. He holds a German medical license, a pediatric board certification, and has conducted basic cancer research at the Ludwig Institute, San Diego Branch, the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the University of Hamburg.