Jan M. Lundberg, Ph.D. is Executive Vice President for Science and Technology and President of Lilly Research Laboratories (LRL). He is also a member of the company’s executive committee. After his medical education and receiving his Ph.D., Dr. Lundberg served as Professor at the Department of Pharmacology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. Dr. Lundberg has authored over 500 publications of original articles in international peer-reviewed journals and is listed as one of the highly cited authors by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI). His work has focused on cell signaling in integrated systems using multiple mediators (peptides, purines, and nitric oxide) with translational applications to nervous system, endocrine, inflammation and cardiovascular areas. This research has been highly recognized and has received several awards. He has also been appointed as Honorary Doctor at the Pharmaceutical Faculty, Uppsala University (2006). Dr. Lundberg has served on several committees which include Chairman, PhD and post doc programme at the Karolinska Institute, Evaluation Committee for the Swedish Medical Research Council, Executive Advisory Board, the Swedish Medical Products Agency Registration of New Drugs (part of EMEA), and EFPIA Research head group generating the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI), a major public private partnership with the European Union. He serves on PhRMA’s Science and Regulatory Committee and is on the board of Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and BioCrossroads.