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Mikhail KalinichevHead of Translational Science

This is the second time Dr. Kalinichev is a part of Addex team, as previously, he spent 4 years in the company in several positions, including Associate Director and Group Leader, Behavioral Neuroscience. Immediately before his second appointment at Addex, Dr. Kalinichev spent 6 years as Director of in vivo neurology at Ipsen, France. In this role, he helped define the neuroscience therapeutic strategy, led operational activities and initiated several industrial and academic collaborations in the area of neuromuscular disorders and pain. Before Ipsen, he was a section head at Lundbeck, Denmark where he helped drive translational studies in schizophrenia, cognitive impairment and pain. His first role in pharmaceutical industry was as a principal scientist at Psychiatry Center of Excellence of GlaxoSmithKline, UK.

Dr. Kalinichev’s post-doctoral training was at the Department of Pharmacology, Emory University School of Medicine (USA). Dr. Kalinichev has been awarded several prestigious awards, including the Vernalis Prize of the British Association for Psychopharmacology and the GlaxoSmithKline Exceptional Science Award. He is inventor on several patents and co-authored more than 50 papers. Dr. Kalinichev earned his PhD in behavioural neuroscience at Rutgers University (USA).