Stefan Lanker

Stefan Lanker, Ph.D; Scientific & Medical Director at Biogen Idec

As the Biogen U.S. Scientific Director, Stefan oversees all U.S. Collaborative Research between Biogen and Academic Research Centers. Stefan is a core voting member on Biogen’s Clinical Trial Review committees, and leads the U.S. Medical Scientific Collaborations Team. Stefan is the head of the U.S. MS Registry initiative and U.S. Medical Director for the anti-LINGO and Alzheimer Disease programs. Before joining Biogen Idec, Stefan was a clinical instructor at Oregon Health & Science University where he received the Oregon Medical Research Foundation Award. He also was a Member of the Oregon Cancer Institute and Assistant Professor at the Department of Molecular Biology and Medical Genetics at the Oregon Health & Science University. Stefan was a Postdoctoral Fellow at The Scripps Research Institute after obtaining his Ph.D. at the University of Bern, Switzerland.