Sanofi hired Gary Nabel
13.12.2012 - French drug giant Sanofi has hired one of the most prominent researchers from the US National Institutes of Health as its CSO and deputy to President Global R&D.
Gary Nabel will be responsible for coordinating Sanofi’s scientific direction for biologics, vaccines and animal health. An immunologist and virologist, Nabel came to the NIH in 1999 to head the newly formed Vaccine Research Center (VRC) at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). "I am very excited that Dr. Nabel will join Sanofi's R&D organization", said Dr. Elias Zerhouni, president of global R&D. "Our challenges today require that we re-invent our R&D model. Gary's experience will be invaluable to help us achieve this goal.