Marie Lindner, MD


Marie Lindner, MD worked in executive roles in pharmaceutical, biotech, venture capital, start-up and medtech companies with experience across therapeutic areas and modalities and between business and clinical development over 30 years. She was recruited to start a team at Novartis Pharmaceuticals, focused on finding new trends in science and medicine. Dr. Lindner now retired, maintains several consultancies and serves on several boards.

Before Novartis, Marie led gasteroenterology licensing at Shire, after five years as a Venture Partner at BioAdvance, a startup biotech VC group, serving on 8 startup boards.  Previously she worked in business/clinical development at five other medium/large biotech/pharma companies, co-founded two startups and played a senior role in a cell therapy company.

Dr. Lindner was board certified in internal medicine and clinical nutrition, was a resident in general surgery and internal medicine and a fellow in atherosclerosis/lipid metabolism/nutrition. She was a faculty member at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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