Research & Development Vice president and global head
Luciano Rossetti is the vice president and global head of research and development at Merck KGaA, since July 2014.
Previously, he held the position of senior vice president of late stage development at Merch Sharm & Dohme, where he was responsible for the entire clinical development from Phase II to Phase V across all therapeutic areas. Here, he played a key role in shaping and implementing the development strategy of several potential breakthrough compounds. Before joining MSD in 2006, Mr Rossetti was an academic scientist for 18 years, including 15 years at Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University in the Bronx, New York, where he was professor of medicine and professor of molecular pharmacology.
Dr. Rossetti received his Medical Training at Trieste University Medical School, and completed his intern/residence in internal medicine at Rome University Medical School in Italy. He also carried out Postdoctoral Research in the Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, at Yale University Medical School in New Haven, Connecticut.