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Frontiers in Neuroscience Seminar Series


May 20, 16:00

Portrait photo of Michael Egan.

Michael F. Egan, MD
Vice President,  Neuroscience and Ophthalmology
Global Clinical Development, Merck Research Laboratories

"Drug development challenges in Alzheimer’s disease"

Short presentation of the speaker:
Michael F. Egan, MD  Vice President, Clinical Neuroscience. Dr. Egan received his BA from the University of Virginia and his medical degree from the University of Maryland. Following residency at the University of Colorado, he completed a research fellowship at the NIMH in Neuropsychiatry.   In 1996 Dr. Egan joined the Clinical Brain Disorders Branch at NIMH as a principle investigator focused on the genetics of schizophrenia and cognition. Dr. Egan joined Merck in 2005 and led clinical trials for a variety of neuropsychiatric disorders, including the BACE inhibitor, verubecestat.  He is currently Vice President, Global Clinical Development in Neuroscience at Merck.

The lecture will take place online via Zoom (contact diana [dot] jerman [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se for link). 
Host: Niklas-Mattsson-Carlgren


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