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George Scangos
Chief Executive Officer, Biogen Idec

George A. Scangos, PhD is Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Biogen Idec and has served in these positions since June 2010. He joined the company from Exelixis, Inc., where he served as President and CEO and a director since October 1996. From September 1993 to October 1996, Dr Scangos served as President of Bayer Biotechnology, where he was responsible for research and development, business development, process development, manufacturing, engineering and quality assurance of Bayers biological products. Before joining Bayer in 1987, Dr Scangos was a Professor of Biology at Johns Hopkins University. He is also a member of the Board of Visitors of the University of California, San Francisco School of Pharmacy, and the National Board of Visitors of the University of California, Davis School of Medicine. He is currently an Adjunct Professor of Biology at Johns Hopkins. Dr Scangos holds a BA in Biology from Cornell University, a PhD in Microbiology from the University of Massachusetts, and was a Jane Coffin Childs Post-Doctoral Fellow at Yale University

 

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