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Manfred Lehnert

Vice President and Head, Internal & External Innovation, Oncology Therapeutic Area Unit, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Co. (USA)


• MD received from the Karl-Franzens University in Graz, Austria
• Medical oncologist/hematologist with 37 years of experience in oncology clinical and translational research and drug development, including 22 years at academic institutions in Austria, the United States, Switzerland and Singapore, and 15 years in the biopharmaceutical industry (Lilly, Merck, Takeda)
• Current role: VP and Head, External and Internal Innovation, Oncology Therapeutic Area Unit, Takeda Pharmaceutical International Co.


Why WIN

“Achieving much needed major clinical breakthroughs in cancer treatment requires bold thinking and action, a can do attitude and winning spirit, and close collaboration of stakeholders and contributors with diverse background and expertise. All this is epitomized by WIN.”

Manfred Lehnert logo

Manfred Lehnert

Vice President and Head, Internal & External Innovation, Oncology Therapeutic Area Unit, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Co. (USA)


Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Co logo

• MD received from the Karl-Franzens University in Graz, Austria
• Medical oncologist/hematologist with 37 years of experience in oncology clinical and translational research and drug development, including 22 years at academic institutions in Austria, the United States, Switzerland and Singapore, and 15 years in the biopharmaceutical industry (Lilly, Merck, Takeda)
• Current role: VP and Head, External and Internal Innovation, Oncology Therapeutic Area Unit, Takeda Pharmaceutical International Co.


Why WIN

“Achieving much needed major clinical breakthroughs in cancer treatment requires bold thinking and action, a can do attitude and winning spirit, and close collaboration of stakeholders and contributors with diverse background and expertise. All this is epitomized by WIN.”