Dr Marie Lindner

Independent Director
Marie Lindner, MD has worked in executive roles in pharmaceutical, biotech, venture capital, start-up and medtech companies with experience across therapeutic areas and modalities and between business and clinical development for over 30 years.

She was recruited to start a team at Novartis Pharmaceuticals, focused on finding new trends in science and medicine. Marie, now retired, maintains several consultancies and is active on a number of boards.

Before Novartis, Marie led gasteroenterology licensing at Shire, after five years as a Venture Partner at BioAdvance, a startup biotech VC group, serving on 8 startup boards. Previously she worked in business and clinical development at five other medium-large biotech and pharma companies, co-founded two startups and played a senior role in a cell therapy company.

Marie was board certified in internal medicine and clinical nutrition, was a resident in general surgery and internal medicine and a fellow in atherosclerosis/lipid metabolism/nutrition. She was a faculty member at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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