Leipzig, Germany

Velocity Clinical Research Germany GmbH

Founded in 2016 as Sibamed Studienzentrum GmbH & Co. KG and acquired by Velocity Clinical Research in 2022, the experienced team at Velocity’s dedicated research site in Leipzig conducts Phase 2-4 clinical trials across a broad variety of indications. The site partners with specialists in gastroenterology, orthopedics, internal medicine, and pediatrics. By developing strong working relationships with local communities and having close ties with networks of cooperating practices, Velocity’s Leipzig staff provides fast, accurate patient enrollment support, even for diverse populations.

Our Leipzig team is committed to being a resource for study volunteers, to providing the highest quality of patient care with compassion and kindness and to advancing medicine through research. With decades of research experience shared among our investigators in Leipzig, Velocity will deliver the right patients, investigators, and research staff for your next research program.

Velocity Clinical Research Germany GmbH
Demmeringstrasse 47-49, 04177, Leipzig, Germany

Phone: +49 34126825556

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About Velocity Clinical Research

155,000+ people have a joined a study at Velocity

Many people enjoy the study experience and have joined several clinical trials at Velocity.

Velocity has decades of research experience

With sites that were established as long ago as 1986, Velocity has experts who have supported clinical trials for decades.

Velocity studies are led by healthcare professionals

All clinical trials conducted at Velocity are overseen by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Our experienced research team in Leipzig

Every clinical trial is overseen by a Principal Investigator – a physician who is responsible for the rights, safety and welfare of the study participants. All physicians at Velocity are board certified in their specialty area(s) and all research staff is trained in clinical research regulations, including GCP and HIPAA. Our clinical research team in Leipzig is dedicated to conducting quality research in a professional and caring environment.

  • Dr. Sandra Stark

    Vice President, Operations – Europe ; Managing Director – Velocity Clinical Research, Leipzig GmbH
    Sandra Stark, PhD joined Velocity Clinical Research after 18 years at Parexel where she held various positions in Project Management, Business Development, and Portfolio Management. After leading the Therapeutic Area of Immunology and Rare Diseases in Early Phase for seven years, she took on the role of Unit Head of Parexel’s Phase 1 unit in Berlin, Germany – a 120-bed Clinical Pharmacology clinic. Moving from the Sponsor/CRO side of clinical research to Velocity Clinical Research not only closes the loop full circle, it expands her experience into late-stage development. Dr. Stark brings over 20 years of experience in both the CRO and biopharmaceutical industry, with extensive knowledge in Early Drug Development, Translational Medicine, Pre-clinical, and thorough strategic development, to her roles with Velocity, focusing on fast and efficient POC to support go/no-go decisions for late-stage development. Dr. Stark holds a Diploma in Biology from Kassel University and a PhD in Immunology and Immunogenetics from University of Göttingen.

  • Kai Mehltretter, MD

    Principal Investigator
    Kai Mehltretter, MD is a highly experienced and qualified investigator with over 20 years of experience in the field of clinical research. He currently works as a freelance Principal Investigator at Velocity Clinical Research Leipzig GmbH, and as a freelance Pharmacovigilance Consultant. Before joining the SIBAmed/Velocity team, he was a consulting physician for major pharmaceutical companies and Head of a CRO’s Pharmacovigilance Department at IST GmbH Mannheim. Dr. Mehltretter has also held roles in various organizations, including Team-Lead Investigator for Phase 1-2 clinical studies at IKP GmbH Grünstadt and CRS Clinical Research Services Mannheim GmbH, as a Freelance Clinical Investigator and Consultant at Abbott GmbH & Co KG Ludwigshafen, and as an Assistant Physician at the Ophthalmic Clinic at Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg. Dr. Mehltretter is highly educated and holds a medical degree from Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg. He has authored publications in the fields of Ophthalmology and Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics.

  • Dr. Thomas Müller

    Principal Investigator
    Thomas Müller, MD is a specialist in Pediatrics working as a Principal Investigator and Specialist at Velocity Clinical Research Leipzig GmbH and previously at SIBAmed Study Center in Leipzig, Germany. In parallel, he works as a pediatrician in the Leipzig Family Medicine practice FMZ Radowsky. He has also worked as a Medical Specialist for pediatrics with psychiatric/neurological disorders at the Helios Clinic Social Pediatrics center in Leipzig. Dr. Müller has over a decade of experience in the field, having served as a Resident in pediatric medicine at Helios Clinic and as a Resident in internal and general medicine at DIAKOMED – Diakonie Hospital.

  • Miriam Noel

    Center Manager
    Miriam Noel is a highly experienced and skilled healthcare professional with a diverse background in nutrition, dietetics, and clinical research. She currently serves as the Center Manager and Study Coordinator at Velocity Clinical Research Leipzig GmbH, a position she has held since 2016. Prior to that, she worked as a Study Coordinator at Study Center Medica Clinic in Leipzig, Germany, and at the Dept. Of Nephrology at the University Clinic in Essen, Germany. Throughout her career, Miriam has also been involved in a variety of research studies and clinical trials, including those related to kidney transplantation, atopic dermatitis, and pharmacokinetics. Miriam has a strong educational background in nutrition and dietetics. She earned a Bachelor of Science with honors in Nutrition at Acadia University in Wolfville, Canada before completing her internship as a Dietetic at the University Health Network of Toronto, Canada, to become a registered dietitian. She began her career working at the Toronto Western Hospital before moving to London, UK. There she worked as a Locum In and Out-Patient Dietitian at Newham University Hospital and North Middlesex Hospital, and a Community Dietitian at Guys and St. Thomas Hospital Trust. In addition to her professional experience, she also received training in advanced life support, injection technique training, and various study specific trainings for electronic data entry.

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