Steven Xanthoudakis
Clean Technology 2008
Steven Xanthoudakis

Steven Xanthoudakis

Director, Licensing and External Research
Merck Research Labs, Canada

Dr. Steven Xanthoudakis earned his doctoral degree from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University in 1990. Following his post-doctoral training with Dr. Tom Curran at the Roche Institute of Molecular Biology in New Jersey, he assumed a faculty position as a Research Investigator in the Department of Neurogenetics at Hoffman La Roche. He was recruited back to Montreal in 1996 to join Merck Frosst Canada as a Senior Research Scientist where he focused on advancing several early stage drug discovery programs in the neuroscience, respiratory and cardiovascular areas. Since early 2007 he has been involved in coordinating Merck and Co's Canadian R & D out-reach program. In his current position as Director, Licensing and External Research for Merck Research Laboratories, his primary role is to build lasting relationships with both the biotechnology and academic research communities and to help foster partnering opportunities which fit with Merck’s strategic research and development goals across all therapeutic and technology areas. Dr. Steven Xanthoudakis is based out of the Merck Frosst Centre for Therapeutic Research in Montreal, Canada.

Speaking in the 2008 TechConnect Summit.