Biocom's 10th Annual Global Life Science Partnering Conference

Registration for 2020 opens August 2019


February 25th to 27th, 2020

- The Lodge at Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA -

2019 Keynote Speaker

John Reed, M.D., Ph.D.

Executive Vice President, Global Head of Research & Development, Sanofi

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Meet Our Keynote Speaker

  • Dr. Reed holds a B.A. in chemistry from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville (1980) and a M.D. and Ph.D. (Immunology) from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine (1986)
  • In 1992, Dr. Reed joined the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute in La Jolla, California, one of the largest independent non-profit biomedical research institutes in the United States. From 2002 to 2013, he served as CEO of the Institute. During his tenure, Dr. Reed ran a highly productive laboratory that generated more than 900 research publications, over 130 patents, and was awarded more than one-hundred research grants and trained over 100 post-doctoral fellows.
  • From 2013 to 2018, Dr. Reed was Global Head of Roche Pharmaceutical Research & Early Development for Roche, based at company headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. He was responsible for research through Phase 2b development for all therapeutic areas, overseeing R&D activities across 7 global sites.
  • Dr. John Reed assumed his present position as Executive Vice President, Global Head of Research & Development for Sanofi in July 2018.

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