Gerrit Brand MD currently works in clinical psychiatry, psychosomatic and addiction medicine. With a clinical background in cardiology he is also co-founder of Tyche Heart, a cardiovascular startup based in Berlin. Gerrit’s focus of interest is the intersection of biology, technology and human behavior. Previously Gerrit worked in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries in Europe, Canada and the US. He held positions in both clinical research and commercially focused roles at Pfizer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Johnson & Johnson, GSK and Cytokinetics. He also co-founded BionCR, a biotechnology startup based in Santa Monica, CA. Gerrit holds a doctorate degree from Charité Medical Faculty in Berlin.