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Richard J. Gregory

Current Role(s): Head of the Genzyme R&D Center

Joined Genzyme: 1989

Rich Gregory oversees the newly formed Genzyme R&D Center within Sanofi’s R&D organization. He is responsible for Genzyme’s discovery and early development of new product candidates for rare diseases and MS.

Past Genzyme role(s):

  • Senior Vice President; Head of Research, responsible for Discovery and Pre-Clinical Research across all technology platforms and medical areas

Prior experience:

  • Scientist, molecular biology department, Integrated Genetics
  • Director of Molecular Biology, Canji Incorporated
  • Co-inventor of 23 issued U.S. patents


  • Post-doctoral research, Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology
  • Ph.D., University of Massachusetts
  • B.Sc., Virginia Tech
Last Updated: 11/22/2011