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Jürgen Drews

Jürgen Drews, German, Swiss, American pharmaceutical researcher.

Background

  • Drews, Jürgen was born on August 16, 1933 in Berlin. Came to the United States, 1991. Son of Walter and Charlotte (Schneider) Drews.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Free University Berlin, 1959. Professorship, University Heidelberg, Federal Republic of Germany, 1973.

    Career

    • Head chemotherapy Sandoz Research Institute, Vienna, 1976-1979, head of institute, 1979-1982. Head international pharmaceutical research and development Sandoz, Ltd., Basel, Switzerland, 1982-1985. Director pharmaceutical research F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., 1985-1986, chairman research board, member executive committee, 1986-1990.

      President international research and development, member executive committee Hoffmann-La Roche Inc., 1991-1997, president global research, member executive committee Nutley, New Jersey, 1996-1997. Chairman International Biomedicine Management Partners, Basel, 1998—2000. Managing partner Bear Stearns Health Innoventures, New York City, since 2002.

      Professor medicine University Heidelberg, since 1973. Member science advisory board (journal) Infection, München, Federal Republic of Germany, 1973-1995, Drug News & Perspectives, Barcelona, Spain, since 1988, Klinische Pharmakologie, München, 1989-2000. Board directors Genentech, Inc., South San Francisco, 1990-1997, Protein Design Laboratories, Mountain View, California, MorphoSys GmbH, Munich.

      Board directors, international board advisors Basel Institute Immunology, 1986-1997. Member dean's council Yale University School Medicine, 1993-1996, chairman science panel inter-company collaboration for Acuired Immune Deficiency Syndrome drug development, 1993-1996, chairman board participants inter-company collaboration for Acuired Immune Deficiency Syndrome drug development, 1996-1997. Member advisory committee Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1994-1998.

      Chairman steering committee Senior Advisory Group Biotechnology, 1994-1996. Chairman board management EuropaBio, 1997-1998. Board directors Human Genome Sciences, Rockville, Maryland.

    Works

    • Immunpharmakologie: Grundlagen und Perspektiven (German Edition)
    • Die AnHinge der Immunpharmakologie reichen zuruck bisin die Tage, in denen Julius Wagner von Jauregg chronische Infektionen mit kiinstlich induziertem Fieber behandelte und in denen George Bernard Shaw die Stimulation der kurz zuvor von Metschnikoffbe schriebenen Phagozyten literarischzumtherapeutischen Prinzip der Zukunft erhob (, The doctor's dilemma').

    Connections

    • Married Helga Eberlein, July 26, 1963. Children: Ulrike, Karoline, Bettina.
    • father: Walter Drews
    • mother: Charlotte (Schneider) Drews
    • spouse: Helga Eberlein
    • children: Ulrike Drews
    • Karoline Drews
    • Bettina Drews
    Jürgen Drews
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    Born August 16, 1933
    Nationality
    • 1959
      Free University Berlin
    • 1973
      University Heidelberg
    • 1976 - 1979
      Head, chemotherapy Sandoz Research Institute
      Vienna, Virginia, United States
    • 1982 - 1985
      head, international pharmaceutical research and development Sandoz
      Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
    • 1998
      chairman, International Biomedicine Management Partners
      Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
    • 2002
      managing partner, Bear Stearns Health Innoventures
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