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Dr. Grit Andersen
Director Clinical Pharmacology

Grit is your contact partner, among others, for the following areas:

  • Training for clinical pharmacology
  • Bridging studies
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Safety and tolerability

Short Bio

Grit has worked as a physician in several medical fields such as surgery, general medicine and neurology in Germany and Costa Rica. She started working in clinical research in 1999 in an international Phase III study in Latin America as an Investigator for a study testing Eletriptan in patients with migraine. She worked for 12 years in early phase studies, especially in First-in-Human studies, and started working at Profil in 2013. She is a board certified medical specialist in clinical pharmacology and as Director Clinical Pharmacology she runs the specialisation program in clinical pharmacology for medical doctors at Profil.


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Selected Achievements and Work Experience

2017 - 

Deputy Head Project Development

2015 -

Director Clinical Pharmacology, Profil GmbH, Neuss, Germany

2013 - 2015

Scientific Study Advisor, Profil GmbH, Neuss, Germany

2005 - 2013

Several functions at FOCUS Clinical Drug Development GmbH, Neuss, Germany, among others: Study Physician, Deputy Medical Director, Business Development Manager and Director Medical Operations


Board certification in Clinical pharmacology

2004 - 2005

Research Assistant, Institute for Pharmacology and Toxicology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany

2001 - 2004

Principal Investigator, assistant for postgraduate training clinical pharmacology, FOCUS Clinical Drug Development GmbH, Neuss, Germany

1999 - 2001

Assistant for postgraduate training neurology, Clínica Neurológica, San José, Costa Rica

Since 1999

Investigator and sub-investigator in numerous GCP-studies concerning neurology, cardiovascular diseases, asthma, infection, inflammation, ethnicity-/ bridging studies, insulin resistance, hypertension, obesity, pharmacokinetic and-dynamic properties of novel insulin preparations, insulin administration forms, and antidiabetic drugs; Phase I-IV


Doctor of Medicine, Heinrich-Heine-University, Düsseldorf (Childhood leukemia)

1997 - 1999

Physician Social Service, Clínica de Puerto Viejo, Área de Salud Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Costa Rica

1996 - 1997

Assistant for postgraduate training neurology, Dr. Ibrahim Dacroury, Neuss, Germany

1995 - 1996

Assistant for postgraduate training General Surgery, Paracelsus-Clinic, Neuss (today: Rheintor-Klinik), Germany

1988 - 1995

Study of Medicine, Heinrich-Heine-University, Düsseldorf, Germany