Marie A. Lindner, MD

Marie Lindner, MD 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 over 30 years.  She was most recently recruited to start a team at Novartis Pharmaceuticals, focused on finding new trends in science and medicine.  Dr. Lindner now retired, maintains several consultancies/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/clinical development at five other medium/large biotech/pharma companies, and co-founded two startups.

Dr. Lindner was board certified in internal medicine and clinical nutrition, did a general surgery residency and fellowship in atherosclerosis/lipid metabolism. She was a faculty member at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.