Vice President, Experimental Medicine at Biogen Idec
Ajay Verma studied zoology at the University of Maryland and received his MD and PhD from The Johns Hopkins University. His neuroscience training was in the laboratory of Dr. Soloman Snyder. His neurology training was at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center where he was a staff Neurologist for 11 years. He was also a tenured Professor in Neurology, Neuroscience, Anesthesiology and Pathology at the Uniformed Service University of the Health Sciences, the US Military’s Medical School. Since leaving the Army as a Lt. Colonel in 2006, he has worked at Merck & Co., Inc. and Novartis Pharmaceuticals. He is currently a Vice President at Biogen Idec for Experimental Medicine.