Chairman, Biogen, Exelixis and Regulus Therapeutics
www.fondationsante.org), a member of the Board of Visitors of Duke Health and a member of the Global Advisory Board of the Duke Institute for Health Innovation.
Dr. Stelios Papadopoulos retired as Vice Chairman of Cowen & Co., LLC in 2006 after six years with the firm where as an investment banker he focused on the biotech and pharma sectors. Prior to joining Cowen, he spent 13 years as an investment banker at PaineWebber, Inc. where he was most recently Chairman of PaineWebber Development Corp., a PaineWebber subsidiary focusing on biotechnology.
He joined PaineWebber in 1987 from Drexel Burnham Lambert where he was an analyst in the Equity Research Department covering the biotechnology industry. Prior to Drexel, he was the biotechnology analyst of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. For his work as an equity analyst he was elected in the Institutional Investor 1987 All America Research Team. He has also received multiple honors and awards for his work in the biopharma industry as a company founder, advisor and financier.
Before coming to Wall Street, Dr. Papadopoulos was on the faculty of the Department of Cell Biology at New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Papadopoulos holds an M.S. in physics, a Ph.D. in biophysics and an M.B.A. in finance, all from New York University.