Our leadership

Includes world class scientists and medical professionals.
Our board features leading members of the Life Science and Pharmaceutical industries.

Patrick Aebischer, MD
Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board; Professor at the EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland | Neurodegenerative diseases

Johan Auwerx, MD, PhD
Professor at the EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland | Energy metabolism and mitochondrial function

Carmen Sandi, PhD
Director, Brain and Mind Institute and Professor at the EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland |
Neurobehavioral science and stress related brain disorders


Navindra Seeram, PhD
Director, Bioactive Botanical Research Laboratory and Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy,
University of Rhode Island, USA | Natural products discovery


Michel Aguet, MD
Professor Emeritus, EPFL, Lausanne Switzerland, Former Director of the Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research (ISREC) | Cancer biology, molecular biology, stem cells and drug target validation

Eric Verdin, MD
President and chief executive officer of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging