Global Head of Neuroscience, Ophthalmology and Rare Diseases, Roche
Shafique Virani is Vice President, Global Head of Neuroscience, Ophthalmology & Rare disease (NORD) Roche Partnering. Shafique’s responsibilities in this role encompass all partnering activities within Roche’s NORD franchise, from academic collaborations to licensing and acquisitions. Shafique joined Roche in 2004 and served various roles within medical affairs, marketing and business development in the UK, USA and Switzerland until 2012, when he transitioned into his current role based in South San Francisco. Shafique is trained as a neurosurgeon in Cambridge, UK and Boston, USA and holds the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.