Brünger has more than 25 years of global drug development experience. He held senior R&D positions for Schering AG and Pharmacia Corporation in Japan and Germany from 1989 to 2003, before founding IDEC. He is also a licensed physician in Germany and Japan.

Dr. Brünger’s unique experience in Japanese clinical practice, medical research, and international drug development enable him to work with clients to build effective solutions to integrating Japanese regulatory and marketing requirements into global development programs. He has prepared and managed more than 50 PMDA consultations, and he pioneered Japanese-Korean clinical co-development and studies in ethnic Japanese outside Japan.