Dr Michael D. Varney

Personal Data

Nationality: American 
Year of Birth: 1958

Position

Head Genentech Research and Early Development (gRED)

Studies

  • B. S. - University of California, Los Angeles, Chemistry, 1980
  • Ph.D. - California Institute of Technology, Organic Synthesis, 1985

Professional Career

  • 1985 - 1987
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Columbia University
  • 1987
    Agouron Pharmaceuticals Inc., US, Research Chemist
  • 1992
    Agouron Pharmaceuticals Inc., US, Director Medicinal Chemistry
  • 1996
    Agouron Pharmaceuticals Inc., US, Senior Director of Chemistry
  • 1997
    Agouron Pharmaceuticals Inc., US, Senior Director of Drug Discovery
  • 1997
    Agouron Pharmaceuticals Inc., US, Vice President, Head of Research
  • 1999
    Agouron Pharmaceuticals Inc., US, Corporate Vice President, Head of Research
  • 2000 - 2005
    Pfizer Global R&D, US, Vice President, Drug Discovery
  • 2005
    Genentech Inc., US, Vice President, Small Molecule Drug Discovery
  • 2008
    Genentech Inc., US, Senior Vice President, Research, Small Molecule Drug Discovery
  • 2010
    Genentech Inc., US, Senior Vice President, Co-Head of Research and Head Small Molecule Discovery
  • 2015
    Head Genentech Research and Early Development (gRED)