Ninth EDCTP Forum 2018

Dr Anthony Man

Novartis Pharma AG-Basel

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Tony Man is the Therapeutic Area Head of Anti-Infectives at the Novartis Global Health Development Unit, Basel, Switzerland.

Tony qualified in Biochemistry and Medicine in the United Kingdom in 1979 then undertook his postgraduate training in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. After 7 years in academic medicine he pursued a career in clinical research within the Pharmaceutical Industry where he has led and contributed to over 20 successful new drug development programmes.

Dr. Man has spent 17 years in large pharma companies in a variety of Global Scientific and Development roles including Global Head of Oncology at Hoffmann La Roche, Head of Clinical Pharmacology and Translational Medicine (Oncology Business Unit) and Global Development Head for Greater China. In addition, he spent 13 years in the Biotechnology Industry as Chief Medical Officer and subsequently CEO of a public Biotech company (Basilea Pharmaceutica AG) until 2013.

He teaches different aspects of Pharmaceutical Medicine on the faculties of the European Course on Pharmaceutical Medicine (ECPM) and Chinese Course of Drug Regulatory Science (CCDRS). Tony currently serves as R&D Technical Adviser to EDCTP.

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