Patrick Aebischer is a Swiss entrepreneur and businessperson who founded Amazentis SA, Modex Therapeutics Ltd. and CytoTherapuetics, Inc. and who has been the head of 7 different companies. Currently, Dr. Aebischer holds the position of Chairman of Amazentis SA, Chairman at Arctos SA and Chairman-Supervisory Board at Arctos Medical AG. Dr. Aebischer is also Professor & Director-Brain Mind Institute at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Member of The Singapore Biomedical Sciences Intl Advisory Council, Member-Foundation Board at WYSS Center and Senior Partner at Nanodimension III Management Ltd. and on the board of 8 other companies.
In his past career Dr. Aebischer was Vice Chairman of Lonza Group AG, Director-Surgical Research Division & Professor at Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Chairman for Novartis BioVentures Ltd., Chairman of Novartis Venture Fund, Professor-Neurosciences at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Chairman-Biomaterials & Cellular Technology at Brown University and Member-Foundation Board at Forum Mondial de L'Economie.
He received a doctorate from the University of Geneva and a doctorate from the University of Fribourg.