Prof. Kennes holds a professorship of statistics at Stralsund University of Applied Sciences and works as an independent statistical consultant in the pharmaceutical sector. He has ten years of research and practical experience in the area of biostatistics and clinical trials. After receiving his diploma in mathematics, he worked as a research associate at the Department of Medical Statistics at the RWTH Aachen University Hospital. During that time, he acted as statistical consultant assisting medical researchers of the University Hospital regarding the design, execution, evaluation and reporting of scientific projects and clinical trials. After receiving his PhD, he worked as a biostatistician in the pharmaceutical industry, where he was responsible for all statistical aspects of various clinical trials (Phase IIa/b, Phase III, Phase IIIb/IV).
His research interests are randomization procedures in clinical trials, innovative dose-finding designs (MCP-Mod) and adaptive clinical trials designs.