President, Global Development, Astellas Pharma
Dr. Bernhardt G. Zeiher has an extensive background in the biopharma industry and is currently President, Global at Astellas. In this role, he has responsibility for Global Development Operations and Global Clinical Pharmacology and Exploratory Development (GCPED), in addition to development portfolio therapeutic area leadership. Dr. Zeiher has more than 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining Astellas, he was the Vice President of the inflammation/immunology therapeutic area at Pfizer. He earned his medical degree at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. After medical school, he completed an internal medicine residency at University Hospitals of Cleveland and a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.