George D. Yancopoulos, M.D., Ph.D.
Founding Scientist, President, Regeneron Laboratories
& Chief Scientific Officer
George D. Yancopoulos, M.D., Ph.D., has been President, Regeneron Laboratories and Chief Scientific Officer since December 2000 and a Director since 2001. Prior to that date, he was Senior Vice President, Research, a position he held since June 1997, and Chief Scientific Officer, a position he held since January 1998. Dr. Yancopoulos was Vice President Discovery from January 1992 until June 1997, and Head of Discovery from January 1991 to January 1992. He joined Regeneron in March 1989 as its founding scientist. He received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics and his M.D. from Columbia University. Dr. Yancopoulos is a member of the National Academy of Sciences.